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Walmart's Future Isn't The Big Box Store

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.14.2014 | Business

Walmart, the quintessential American retailer, is racing to catch up with the reality of Americans’ changing shopping habits. Fewer Americans wa...

Walmart Dramatically Cuts Back Expansion Of U.S. Stores

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its revenue outlook for its current fiscal year as it announced it is scaling back its expansion plans for ...

Jillian Berman

The Terrible Economy Just Claimed Another Victim: Walmart's U.S. CEO

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business

The sluggish U.S. economic recovery just claimed another job. Bill Simon, CEO of Walmart U.S., is stepping down, Walmart announced on Thursday. Si...

Walmart To Face Shareholder Pressure At Annual Meeting

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSON | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart's CEO Doug McMillon said the world's largest retailer's task is to more quickly bring e-commerce together with ph...

Why Costco Is Crushing Sam's Club

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Business

Sam’s Club, the Walmart-owned purveyor of bulk toilet paper and ketchup, had a terrible last few months, the company announced Thursday. Meanwhile i...

Bad News For Walmart

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Much like its low-income shoppers, Wal-Mart can't seem to catch a break as the U.S. economy rebounds. The world's lar...

Food Stamp Cuts So Devastating Even Walmart Is Too Expensive

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business

Walmart struggled at the end of last year. But according to the retailer's new estimations, it wasn’t because people didn’t want to buy. It was be...

People Were Beating Each Other Up Over Towels At Walmart

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business

Black Friday was ridiculous this year, including at Walmart. Walmart advertised low prices on TVs, laptops and kitchenware, but the store's best-se...

How to Die Long Before Christmas

Mark Morford | Posted 11.05.2013 | San Francisco
Mark Morford

October 9th was a fine day indeed, strolling as I was through the crammed Walgreens near my yoga studio in the Castro on a balmy, Indian summer aftern...

Walmart Darkens Outlook Because Of Tough Economy, Payroll Tax Increase

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's biggest retailer, said the weak global economy continues to batter its low-income shoppers. The ch...

Walmart Profits Suffer

Reuters | Jessica Wohl | Posted 05.16.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc's quarterly profit just missed Wall Street expectations on Thursday, with sales down 1.4 percent at its Walmart U.S. ...

Walmart Exec Who Called Sales A 'Total Disaster' Is Out 2 Months Later

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

April 10 (Reuters) - Jerry Murray, the mid-level Wal-Mart Stores Inc executive who called the chain's early February sales "a total disaster" in an ...

Walmart: It's A 'Total Disaster'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

Earlier this week, data from the Commerce Department showed slowing retail sales growth in January. But on Friday, a report from Bloomberg revealed a ...

Best Cyber Monday Deals At Walmart

Posted 11.26.2012 | Technology

Goodbye Black Friday, hello Cyber Monday. After what was for many a Turkey leftover-filled weekend, the online-only counterpart to last Friday's mega-...

Walmart's New Ad-vantage Over Best Buy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

Walmart turned Best Buy's retreat into an advertising diss. Walmart has taken out full-page newspaper ads telling shoppers not to worry about the anno...

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Walmart's U.S. Struggles: Sales Fall For 7th Straight Quarter

HuffingtonPost.com | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Walmart's typical customer is still not spending. On Tuesday, the big-box retailer posted its seventh consecutive quarter of falling U.S. sales. A...

No Downturn For Walmart As Retailer Posts Big Quarter

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 9.3 percent increase in third-quarter net income as the world's largest retailer benefited from cost ...

Black Friday Deals 2010 & Store Hours: Where You Can Find The Biggest Savings

The Huffington Post | Ron Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: We've compiled some new tips to help you sift through the Black Friday deals, including how to use social media tools to find savings, the bes...