Walmart to expand 28 stores with health care centers in 2024March 2, 2023 GMT
Walmart plans to add more than two dozen health care centers to some of its stores next year, as the retailer moves deeper into providing primary care and other services.
The company said Thursday that it will open 28 centers in 2024, mostly in Dallas and Houston.
Walmart Pay threatens to surpass Apple PayNovember 7, 2017 GMT
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s app is close to surpassing Apple Pay in usage for mobile payments in the U.S., giving the world's largest retailer even more clout as a growing number of people shop with their smartphones.
Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the USJanuary 17, 2017 GMT
Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations.
The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday that there will also be about 24,000 construction jobs generated by its expansion plans.
Wal-Mart said to be in talks to buy Jet.comAugust 4, 2016 GMT
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy Jet.com Inc., the e-commerce startup that began a year ago billing itself as a challenger to Amazon.com Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.
The discussions may ultimately result in a strategic investment rather than an acquisition, said one of the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private.
Target lowers forecast, estimates breach costsAugust 5, 2014 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Target has lowered its second-quarter forecast citing the promotional discounts it had to use to attract shoppers.
The Minneapolis-based retailer also said Tuesday it expects gross expenses tied to a massive data breach this past winter to come to $148 million in the period, which will be offset by $38 million in insurance.
Wal-Mart says loss likely from bribery probeMarch 27, 2013 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it is 'probable' that the world's largest retailer will incur a loss due to ongoing bribery investigations by itself and government agencies, but it says it is too early to speculate on the size of the damage.
Grocery chain in Calif, Nev reaches contract dealNovember 13, 2012 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Raley's supermarket chain reached a tentative contract deal with workers, ending a nine-day strike at dozens of stores in Northern California and Nevada, officials said Tuesday.
News Summary: Hard cider bigger in beverage marketSeptember 6, 2012 GMT
DRINK UP: Hard cider has been making a comeback with increased sales and launches of new flavors that have brought gallons of choices to store shelves.
TAKE YOUR PICK: Anheuser-Busch has a cider out, Michelob Ultra Light Cider.
Haitian company added to US-backed assembly parkJuly 17, 2012 GMT
CARACOL, Haiti (AP) — The Haitian government agreed Tuesday to allow a local painting manufacturing company become the second tenant at a major U.S.-backed industrial park under construction in the northern end of the country.
Police officer killed in Austin; suspect chargedApril 7, 2012 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Austin police officer was shot and killed while struggling to subdue a potentially intoxicated man at a Walmart in Austin on Friday, and two of the employees tackled the suspect and disarmed him until help arrived, officials said.
Wal-Mart gets go-ahead in South AfricaMarch 9, 2012 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, can go ahead with its 17 billion rand ($2.2 billion) purchase of a controlling share of a South African chain, a South African regulatory appeals body said Friday.
Stocks close higher on better job market newsDecember 22, 2011 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Encouraging economic reports pushed stocks higher Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 61 points, its third gain in a row.
The number of people applying for unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since April 2008, the latest sign that the job market is healing.