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Peaceful Activists Arrested Protesting Working Conditions At Walmart Supplier

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

A non-violent protest over working conditions at the warehouse of a Walmart supplier resulted in more than a dozen arrests Monday. Riot police arre...

Walmart Expansion Continues With New Lakeview 'Express' Store

Posted 12.01.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's latest Walmart location -- a 14,800-square-foot "express" store -- opened Wednesday in the heart of the city's Lakeview neighborhood. The...

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Walmart Warehouse Under Investigation By California Labor Officials

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Investigators in California have discovered numerous labor law violations at a massive warehouse handling Walmart goods, according to st...

Wal-Mart Opens First City's 'Express' Store

Posted 09.26.2011 | Chicago

With the opening of the chain's first-ever 10,000-square-foot store in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood Wednesday, Wal-Mart officially launched the firs...

Is Wal-Mart Coming To Your 'Hood Next?

Posted 08.28.2011 | Chicago

Wal-Mart's Executive Vice President Tom Mars was in Chicago Monday for the Metropolitan Planning Council's annual luncheon, and referred to the retail...

Walmart in Chicago -- Margaret Garner's Saga

Hermene Hartman | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business
Hermene Hartman

The business of Margaret Garner, the first Black woman contractor to ever build a Wal-Mart store was recently "revealed" in detail by Crain's Chicago ...

Wal-Mart Coming To A Chicago Corner Near You

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After years of arguments about whether Wal-Mart would be good for Chicago, the big-box retailer finally got its foot in the door--and the city can now...

Daley Wants Aldermen To Approve Third Chicago Walmart

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Mayor Richard Daley asked aldermen on Thursday to support a third Walmart store in Chicago, part of the retail giant's plan open store...

Wal-Mart Now An Issue In The Illinois Governor's Race

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The fight over building more Walmarts in the city of Chicago has spilled over into the Illinois governor's race, with Republican Bill ...

Wal-Mart Offers To Pay Chicago Employees $8.75-An-Hour, Wants To Build Dozens Of Chicago Stores

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Wal-Mart offered Monday to pay its Chicago employees a minimum urban wage of $8.75-an-hour to break the stalemate that has stalled its $1 billion plan...

Is Walmart The Only Retailer Interested In Pullman? Maybe Not.

Chicago Reader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The fight over a proposed new development in Pullman on the far south side has so far been focused on whether it should include a new Walmart store, a...

Walmart In Chicago: A Bad Thing Or The Worst Thing?

The A.V. Club Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Andrew: Well David, the city has postponed its big decision on whether Walmart should be allowed to set up a second store in city limits, this time on...

Wal-Mart Still Eyeing Second City Store

Chicago Tribune | Sandra M. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering reviving efforts to open a second store in Chicago. "We've shown ourselves to be a very viable business and a rel...