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04/17/2014 - 17:39

William Blair & Company analyst Mark Miller has followed Walmart for a long time, but he didn’t have much good to say about the company when he issued a downgrade this week.

04/17/2014 - 14:43

A $1 million donation from Walmart CEO Doug McMillion and his wife Shelley to the University of Arkansas will help kick start the creation of a new School of Global Retail Operations and Innovation.

04/17/2014 - 13:31

A new low cost money wiring service from Walmart saves customers money and showcases the thought process the company applies to disrupt high margin businesses and generate store traffic.

04/15/2014 - 14:39

Sam’s Club worked with SquareTrade, a leading protection plan provider, to launch a new program that expands members’ technology and electronics services and support, and helps reduce the cost of owning the latest technology.

04/14/2014 - 15:15

Levi Strauss & Co. has named former Walmart executive Marc Rosen as EVP and president of global e-commerce, effective May 5. Rosen will report to president and CEO Chip Bergh.

04/11/2014 - 09:21

Guy Hayward was named CEO of Massmart to fill a position currently held by Grant Pattison, the executive who engineered the sale of a majority stake of the South African retailer to Walmart.

04/10/2014 - 17:28

Sam’s Club is breaking new ground in the world of health screenings this weekend with the company’s first ever oral health screening.

04/10/2014 - 10:51

The Wild Oats brand will begin appearing on Walmart shelves this month as the retailer plans to offer 100 low priced organic dry grocery items.

04/09/2014 - 16:22

First it was signage and then came the freezer case and parking lots. Now Walmart and GE are moving forward with their biggest lighting initiative to date.

04/03/2014 - 17:03

Sam’s Club and the Gallup organization have launched a new quarterly tracking poll that focuses on the smallest of small business.