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Unlike Walmart, Costco Has No Plans To Cut Employee Health Benefits

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business

Unlike Walmart, Costco has no plans to trim health-care benefits for workers any time soon, according to one top executive. Richard Galanti, the c...

This Call May Be Monitored for Quality Control

Michael Drew | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Michael Drew

Funny how everyone talks about how important workers are to companies, but no one seems to do anything about it.

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...

Giving Our Kids Hope for a Better Future

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

The U.S. Department of Labor's employment report for August has been released and, whatever it shows overall, we would be remiss if we ignored youth unemployment in particular.

Sam's Club Will Sell You A Full Barrel Of Jack Daniel's

Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste

You know, if you're into that sort of thing.

Fortune Green: Consumers Won't Pay Extra, But Companies Will

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

The top movers and shakers of the corporate sustainability world recently gathered at Fortune Brainstorm Green to examine, analyze and summarize the success of green B to B, and the simultaneous failure of green B to C commerce.

Would You Get A Mortgage From Here?

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Money

* Survey: 80 pct of consumers would consider non-bank mortgage * Cost, service and trust key factors in selecting loan ...

Catherine New

How Online Shopping Ruined Discount Deals For Cyber Monday

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.30.2012 | Money

For American retailers touting wares online, the aggressive marketing push that launched the holiday season produced the intended result: over the ho...

Catherine New

Sam's Club Admits It Messed Up Holiday Deal Shopping

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.06.2012 | Money

On Monday, Sam's Club admitted it messed up its online Black Friday sales. The discount retailer, which is owned by Walmart, said that its online ...

Alice Hines

No Way Up: Walmart’s Workers Decry Dead-End Poverty

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

Two years ago, when she started working at the deli counter of a Walmart in Illinois, Lisa hoped that her job would amount to the beginning of a caree...

Slick AG Conveniently Comes To Soldiers' Rescue On Veterans Day

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business

ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached a $9.5 million settlement with retailer SmartBuy and its affiliated comp...

Then And Now: 'Am I Doing Better? Yes. But I've Lost So Much'

AP | MITCH WEISS | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Here was Chas Kaufmann's life before the Great Recession: $28,000 in restaurant tabs in a year, cruises, house parties with f...

Girl Returns Immigrant's Lost Life Savings, Gets Dream Reward

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.04.2012 | Impact

Abbie Jacobson struck a mighty blow to the adage "finders keepers" in returning $4,000 lost by an elderly Cambodian immigrant. As a result, the 8-y...

With a Little Help From Their Friends

Nell Merlino | Posted 09.16.2012 | Small Business
Nell Merlino

At some point, every entrepreneur comes to a crossroads, the point where she must take stock of her business and decide if they want to just be in business and remain in survival mode or if they want to take it to the next level.

Foods You Should And Shouldn't Buy At Warehouse Stores

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Everyone loves a deal, especially so when it comes to grocery shopping. The allure of saving without using coupons has lured many consumers over to wa...

Walmart Taps First Woman, African-American To Head One Of Its Businesses

AP | Posted 03.21.2012 | Business

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's biggest retailer, said Friday that it has named Rosalind Brewer as CEO of Sam's Club &ndas...

Dave Jamieson

For Workers Stuck Part-Time, ‘Hours Are The New Bonus’

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A little over two years ago, Floyd Kelly, then an associate at Walmart, transferred from one company store in Washington State to anothe...

Adjusting to the Vanishing Bookstore

Tom Alderman | Posted 10.03.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

For book lovers, nothing is quite so disheartening as seeing our local Borders or Barnes & Noble with a "For Lease" sign on the door. It's the indigestible realization that an increasing number of books now require a battery to read.

Yepoka Yeebo

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 ...

Big Retailer To Offer $99 Health Care Plan

CNN Money | Parija Kavilanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Beginning this month, Sam's Club shoppers stocking up on milk, detergent and toilet paper, can now also throw a basic health se...

Sam's Club Will Offer Small Business Loans

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart's Sam's Club chain is teaming up with a lender to offer loans of up to $25,000 to its small business members. The program i...

Retailers Create 'Stimulus Plans' For Customers To Boost Sales

New York Times | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tired of waiting for spending to rebound on its own, retailers are taking matters into their own hands. Stores like Sam's Club, Target, Toys "R" Us, S...

Wal-Mart Profit Up But U.S. Sales Weak, As Many Customers Still Can't Afford

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 3.6 percent increase in second-quarter net income and raised its earnings guidance for the full year ...

Walmart's Growth: An Awesome Visualization Of The Retailer's Rapid Expansion (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Beginning with the first Walmart store, which opened in Rogers, Arkansas, in 1962, this incredible visualization -- put together by FlowingData, a dat...