These aren't just Wal-Mart customers- they could be Wal-Mart's new same day delivery team. Taking the concept of customer engagement to a whole new level, Wal-Mart is actually considering getting in-store customers to delivery products - to other customers who order stuff online.
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Antonia Bennett, arrested during a Wal-Mart sale on Thanksgiving Day, has entered a final plea of no contest to charges of trespass and resisting an officer.
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Wal-Mart are up about 10% so far this year. That's not a shabby increase, and it makes me think that Wal-Mart investors aren't buying in to concerns that the recent increase in the Social Security payroll tax will dent the retailer's sales. The company's solid fourth-quarter earnings report also shows that Wal-Mart should do just fine. ......
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Wal-Mart donated more than $8 million to West Virginia charities last year and more than $1 billion nationally, which makes it the first time any U.S. retailer has reached that level of giving. Wal-Mart and the Wal-Mart Foundation gav...
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Wal-Mart will start a locker program to enable customers to pick up items they purchase off site. Other retailers have looked at the model, but Wal-Mart has 4,000 pickup spots in the United States.
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The world’s largest retailer has been the source of some unwelcome news about the economy of late. Internal e-mails from Wal-Mart executives were leaked earlier this month, and they present a dire picture of what is happening to American consumers, particularly the low- to middle-income consumers who spend a lot of their money at Wal-Mart. Read full article >>
(2 months and 26 days ago)
There’s little question that Wal-Mart is the greatest retailer on the planet. They are scheduled to report 1Q 2014 earnings before the opening bell on Thursday, May 16. According to the Forbes’ earnings preview by Narrative Science found here, analysts have recently become more positive on Wal-Mart, expecting tomorrow’s report to be the fourth quarter in a row where profits...
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NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart Stores, the world's biggest retailer, is expected by analysts Thursday to post fourth-quarter earnings of $1.57 a share on revenue of $128.85 billion. Analysts expect Wal-Mart's namesake U.S. business to post a same-store sales increase of 1.4% in the quarter. Last year, Wal-Mart earned $1.45 a share on net sales of $122.47 billion. ... Click to view a...
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At a dinner party Tuesday night, some friends and I were discussing the possibility of a Wal-Mart store in San Francisco. “I don’t see what the big deal is,” said an Orinda resident. “We like our Wal-Marts out in the East Bay.” A native San Franciscan responded: “Yeah, we like them out there too.” For many San Franciscans, the prospect of a Wal-Mart in our fair city is...
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SALEM, N.H. — Police say a suspect in a sexual assault at a Wal-Mart in Plaistow, N.H., faces another felony charge for a similar incident at a Salem store in 2011.Ronald Beausoleil of Haverhill, Mass., was arraigned Thursday on a felony indecent exposure charge in Salem. He's accused of exposing himself to an 8-year-old child at the local Wal-Mart.The 33-year-old is...
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