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Has Wal-Mart Finally Hit the Saturation Point?

Al Norman | Posted 01.16.2016 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart headquarters announced January 15th that the company will close a total of 269 stores world-wide. This store implosion represents the end of the line for Wal-Mart's smallest format, the so-called Wal-Mart Express. It also reveals the giant retailer's over-saturation of American markets.

Wal-Mart Chief Wants More Worker "Ownership"

Al Norman | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Al Norman

Better wages, better health and retirement benefits, better schedules, better training---these are what make "happier Associates." It will take more than clean floors and new name badges to increase worker "ownership." It does not appear that Wal-Mart is anywhere near ready to climb that ladder.

Can Big Business Get GOP Candidates to Stop Denying Climate Change?

Andrew Winston | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics
Andrew Winston

This could be the election where climate change moves front and center -- but only if big business, with its influence and deep pockets, demands it. Will business leaders use their clout to nudge the Republican candidate(s) into supporting climate action? Don't bet against it anymore.

Millionaire Walmart CEO Says He's Just Another Associate

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business

Walmart's chief executive deflected a question on Wednesday about how to improve his employees' lives by reportedly proclaiming himself just another "...

Kim Bhasin

Walmart's CEO Pick Seen As An 'Indictment' Of U.S. Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business

Walmart's pick for its new chief executive may be a sign that it's betting on international growth after years in which its U.S. sales have been stuck...

Sam's Club CEO Sees Black Friday Sales, Traffic Up

forbes.com | Matt Woolsey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Black Friday sales and store traffic will rise this year as U.S. consumers who delayed purchases in the past few weeks finally head to stores to take ...