Articles by Wal-Mart

  • BSE Sensex Down by 1 Percent; Tata Shares Fall

    November 24 2011 6:48 AM

    The BSE Sensex fell more than 1 percent in choppy trade Thursday on mounting concerns of high inflation, slowing growth and faltering local currency, while retailers rallied on hopes the supermarket sector will be opened to foreign firms.

  • Black Friday 2011 Petition to Target Garners 200,000 Signatures, Spurs Copycats at Other Stores

    November 23 2011 6:15 PM

    Anthony Hardwick's tongue-in-cheek goal was 300 million signatures -- a signature from the entire United States population -- for a petition to Target president and CEO Gregg Steinhafel.

  • Black Friday 2011: Layaway Makes a Comeback, but Senator Schumer Pushes for Clarification

    November 23 2011 2:34 PM

    Wal-Mart had already heard from its customers about the successful reintroduction of its layaway program. Last week, it heard from its rival.

  • Black Friday 2011: Blackberry Playbook Price Slashed $300 for Holidays

    November 22 2011 4:23 PM

    Research in Motion cut the price of its Blackberry PlayBook from $499 to $199 for a limited time to appeal to holiday shoppers.

  • US Chains Brace for Season of Holiday Discounts

    November 22 2011 10:44 AM

    U.S. retailers trying to woo shoppers with early deals and longer hours this week, and throughout the holiday season, could be putting their profits at risk as shoppers search for bargains and not much else.

  • Freedom Is Not Free

    November 22 2011 9:58 AM

    May no soldier go unloved is the slogan used by the non-profit, volunteer-led organization Soldiers Angels that has been assisting families of veterans and veterans deployed, wounded and moving back into society. These volunteers are mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters of soldiers, as well as regular Americans who know the sacrifices our military makes to keep all of us safe.

  • Video Game Deals to Steal Black Friday Spotlight

    November 21 2011 8:01 PM

    Retailers are saving some of their deepest discounts on Black Friday for video game products, with large chains Wal-Mart and Best Buy putting some rock-bottom prices tags on hot games to lure shoppers into stores.

  • Video game deals to steal Black Friday spotlight

    November 21 2011 5:00 PM

    Retailers are saving some of their deepest discounts on Black Friday for video game products, with large chains Wal-Mart and Best Buy putting some rock-bottom prices tags on hot games to lure shoppers into stores.

  • Will Dividends Make Mining Shares Glitter More Than Gold?

    November 21 2011 8:28 AM

    Of late we’ve seen clever moves by some precious metals mining companies to link the dividends they pay to the income they achieve on a quarterly basis.

  • Policymakers’ Inflation Forecasts Hurt India's Credibility - Ahluwalia

    November 20 2011 4:32 PM

    Over-optimistic forecasts by policymakers predicting when India's stubbornly high inflation would ease have hurt the government's credibility, says Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

  • Ted Forstmann, Private Equity Pioneer and Philanthropist, Dies at 71

    November 20 2011 4:19 PM

    Wall Street legend Ted Forstmann, who died of brain cancer on Nov. 20, helped launch the private equity industry. The colorful financier was as known for his Republican leanings, charity work, and relationships with Princess Diana, Elizabeth Hurley and Padma Lakshmi as for his late-in-life warnings about Wall Street excesses.

  • India may Open Doors to Supermarket Chains

    November 19 2011 3:39 PM

    India may allow supermarket chains such as the world's largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc to operate in the country.

  • Netflix, Wal-Mart Lawsuit: Wal-Mart Settles with Subscribers, Netflix Could go to Trial

    November 17 2011 1:48 PM

    Netflix said Thursday it would refuse to join Wal-Mart in the settlement of a class-action lawsuit involving more than 25 million current and former Netflix subscribers.

  • Morning Cattle Market Report

    November 17 2011 10:30 AM

    December cattle closed 32 higher on the session yesterday, although rising 120 points from the early lows. February cattle also closed strong as a large rally in the beef market is thought to be helping support the market. Expectations that weaker packer profit margin and sluggish European and US economies would pressure beef and cash cattle prices through the end of 2011 may have limited gains in cattle futures until the last few sessions.

  • Business Needs to Help Solve Homeless Issue

    November 16 2011 2:48 PM

    What has America gotten itself in to? Just about every state and every city is cutting back funding to services needed by those who need it most.

  • Toys R Us to Open at 9 p.m. Thanksgiving for Black Friday Sales

    November 15 2011 5:38 PM

    Toys R Us plans to be the forerunner for Black Friday this year, as the toy retailer has announced it will open its doors at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening ahead of all other competitors.

  • U.S. Economy Shows Signs of Momentum in 4th Quarter

    November 15 2011 3:20 PM

    The U.S. economy showed signs it maintained speed into the fourth quarter as retail sales rose in October and a gauge of manufacturing in New York state showed growth this month for the first time since May.

  • Wall Street Higher as Tech Offsets Europe Fears

    November 15 2011 2:35 PM

    Stocks rose in a choppy market on Tuesday, led by gains in technology shares that offset worries the Eurozone's debt troubles will spread.

  • Wall Street Falls as Europe's Debt Woes Deepen

    November 15 2011 12:00 PM

    U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as rising Italian bond yields kept alive worries that the euro zone's debt troubles will spread.

  • Wall Street Edges Higher, Euro Zone Concerns Weigh

    November 15 2011 10:04 AM

    Wall Street stocks rose slightly on Tuesday but lingering risk aversion tied to Europe's debt crisis sent Italy's bond yields back into a perceived danger zone, capping gains.