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

Can Right and Left Rally Against Walmart?

Ralph Nader | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Ralph Nader

One of the most profitable corporations in America is having a holiday food drive. But wait... there's a catch. The food drive is for the company's own underpaid, poverty-stricken workers. You really can't make this stuff up

Walmart Names New CEO

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business

* Doug McMillon, 47, to become CEO on Feb. 1 * Currently heads Wal-Mart's international division * Outgoing CEO Mike Duk...

America's Ruling Class Hall of Shame

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Even among the few thousand members of the power elite, there are a small number whose influence is greater than the others. Here is a list of the 20 most influential members of the power elite.

Hey Walmart, Instead of a Labor Day Sale, How About Labor Day Wages?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

As the nation's largest employer with 1.3 million workers and $15.8 billion in profits in 2012, Walmart occupies the unique position of being able to make a positive contribution to the lives of its workers and to our overall economy, and yet the company refuses to give up its exploitative ways.

Walmart Gives CEO Huge Raise

Reuters | Jessica Wohl | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday that members of its board's audit committee were paid more for the latest year due to extra work they ...

Walmart's Breathtaking Bribery Revealed

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Mexican affiliate routinely used bribes to open stores in desirable locations, according to a New York Time...

Walmart CEO: 'We Do Pay Competitive Wages'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Apparently, all those protests by Walmart workers over pay and benefits aren’t getting through to CEO Mike Duke. At a recent event, Bloomberg LP ...

Walmart CEO: The Fiscal Cliff Stole Christmas

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | Business

By Martinne Geller NEW YORK, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A large portion of American consumers now know about the "fiscal cliff" and a sizeable...

Pushed Over the Fiscal Cliff by Wal-Mart

Al Norman | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business
Al Norman

If America goes over the Fiscal Cliff, we will find Wal-Mart waiting or us at the bottom with a check-out register.

Wal-Mart in Libya? Don't Bet Your Hog Futures On It

Al Norman | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business
Al Norman

No one in the Middle East is clamoring for Wal-Mart intervention. Bill Clinton's unsolicited offer of a big box store in Libya was as culturally tone deaf as offering a Muslim a pork chop.

Good Question, President Clinton. Here's Our Response

Mike Duke | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business
Mike Duke

At the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting on Sunday, President Clinton asked me a provocative question: "If the new president of Libya asked you to open a store in Tripoli, would you consider it?"

Wal-Mart Discloses "Nada" in Mexigate Bribery Case

Al Norman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart now has until August 28 to become transparent. For a company that says it has no gray areas, Wal-Mart remains a remarkably opaque company. Only a business with something to hide would stone-Wal Congress this way.

Walmart Worker Speaks Out: Raise the Minimum Wage to Get My Vote

Marcus Edgerson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Miami
Marcus Edgerson

My co-workers and I formed OUR Walmart because we believe that we deserve better. We are coming together to ensure that Walmart, a company that can afford to pay us more, does so.

Amid Bribery Scandal Walmart Encourages 'Integrity' At Employee Rally

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

* Wal-Mart international executives cheer on employees * Talk of Mexico bribery scandal largely avoided * Wal-Mart share...

Lila Shapiro

Walmart's Internal News Wire Reveals Tactic That Could Spell Trouble | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

Walmart is famously aggressive in protecting its public image, particularly when it comes to accusations that it's treating its workers unfairly. Now,...

Walmart To Double Budget Dedicated To Working With Women

Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

(Jessica Wohl) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc will double the money it spends with women-owned businesses, train women around the world and push major supplier...

Dancing on Wal-Mart's Grave

Al Norman | Posted 10.20.2011 | Business
Al Norman

As Wal-Mart's U.S. operation loses momentum, and lack-luster same store sales performance from its overbuilt domestic inventory continues to disappoint, shareholders will suffer from Wal-Mart fatigue, and look for more nimble, faster-growing competitors.

Wal-Mart's Museum: Let Them Eat Art

Al Norman | Posted 10.02.2011 | Business
Al Norman

It's regrettable that Wal-Mart does not exhibit the same passion for American-made products as its Museum does for the acquisition of American-made art.

Walmart Execs Spy On Target Behind Enemy Lines

Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

ROGERS, Arkansas (Jessica Wohl) - When the guy who runs the rival store up the road drops in for a visit, a lot of "shop talk" can be expected -- espe...

Consumer Reports Trashes Wal-Mart

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart's self-serving hyperbole about efficiency has become a mainstay of its culture, and is taken for granted by the media. But this week, Consumer Reports readers kicked a little dirt on that shiny exterior.

Walmart Superstores: Urban expansion in US | Jonathan Birchall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Walmart has stepped up efforts to mobilise local political support for new store openings in US cities and urban areas that were last month identified...

Why Wal-Mart's Health Care Letter Matters

Doug Schoen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Doug Schoen

The company made famous for low prices just helped further solidify cost control as a requirement for entry in the health care debate.

Wal-Mart CEO Has a Problem With Gays

Marc Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Gunther

If you believe, as I do, that equality for LGBT people under the law is a civil rights issue, then there's no reason to put it up to a popular vote.

Wal-Mart CEO: I See A 'Lot of Stress,' Slow Recovery for U.S. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. economy won't "just bounce out and come back" from the current recession, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mike Duke said in an i...