- The Dole Food Company has issued a precautionary recall involving 1,077 packages of bagged salads that were sold in six states at Wal-Mart and Kroger under those supermarket brands over possible listeria contamination, the California-based company announced.
- Most Americans are concerned about the public-health consequences of antibiotic overuse, even as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration drags its heels in developing regulations for the meat industry.
- The Amazon.com Inc. launch of AmazonSupply in April indicates the shift to online from offline commerce continues apace among industrial consumers, which increasingly prefer to buy goods electronically.
- The name Sears may bring to mind kitchen appliances or lawn and garden supplies, but now the retail chain is dipping its toes into a new venture: your vacations.
- Investors rushed on Monday to buy bonds in Mexico City-based retailer Controladora Comercial Mexicana SAB (Mexico: COMERUBC) after Costco announced it was buying back the 50 percent stake of its local unit held by Comerci.
If You're Anti-Guns Or Against Abortion And Pornography Or Don't Like Testing On Animals There's Always Socially Responsible InvestingOnce reserved for boutique funds catering to religious investors opposed to profiting from weapons, gambling, tobacco or alcoholic beverages, socially responsible investing today has a larger presence, with more assets under management than ever before.
- Wal-Mart was accused Thursday of breaching food safety standards in China by selling sesame oil containing excessive amounts of benzopyrene and squid containing hazardous levels of cadmium, both chemicals classified as carcinogenic.
Aldolfo And Deborah Gomez Arrested For Binding And Blindfolding Their Children Outside Kansas Wal-MartA mother and father from a Chicago suburb are in police custody after they left their 5-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter bound and blindfolded outside a Wal-Mart in Lawrence, Kan. police said on Thursday.
- Wal-Mart lawyers have identified India, China, South Africa, Brazil and Mexico as the most corrupt countries, according to a letter from two congressmen investigating the bribery charges leveled against the company.
- As expected, Apple unveiled iOS 6 during the keynote presentation for the 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. Nobody knew what Apple would include in its latest mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, but with more than 200 new features added to the iOS platform, this is the most comprehensive update Apple has ever released to its mobile devices.
- Indian retail sector, which is one of the fastest growing in the world, is under immense pressure to allow the Foreign Direct Investment. With multi-national retail giants like Wal-Mart and CarreFour and foreign investors lobbying the government to throw open the retail sector, the government has made several futile attempts in the past two years to allow FDI in retail.
- Here's a window into how low the bad guys will stoop to steal retail inventory: Last week in California, 1,600 pounds of premium dog food, a $10,000 cargo on its way to feed animals at a local pet rescue facility, was stolen.
- Mexican guest workers filed Wednesday a U.S. Department of Labor complaint against CJ's Seafood, a Wal-Mart Stores supplier, alleging the company didn't pay overtime for long shifts, locked them in and made physical threats for not working fast enough.
- Giving is as good for your own soul as it is for the people you help. If you don?t have the cash, do what 43 percent of American?s do -- volunteer to help a non-profit that helps others.
- Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the No. 1 U.S. retailer, said it had quit the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a Washington, D.C.-based group that lobbies for conservative laws in state legislatures.
- On a Friday afternoon in March, the New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission that it would pay Janet Robinson, its recently fired CEO and a 28-year veteran of the company, a severance package of around $23.7 million.
- Lorenzo Thione believes in fate and approaches the world with a somewhat self-confident naivete. This outward optimism comes across most clearly when he talks about his new business: He wants to be an artist among the artists, unchaining fine art from wealthy collectors and setting it free among the hoi polloi.
Gina Rinehart Named ?World?s Richest Woman,? Australian Mining Tycoon Makes Over $1 Million Every 30 MinutesBusiness Review Weekly named Australian mining tycoon Gina Rinehart the World's Richest Woman, surpassing Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton.
- The second largest public pension fund said on Tuesday it plans to vote all of its Wal-Mart Stores Inc shares against the entire board in the wake of bribery allegations in Mexico that Wal-Mart officials failed to fully investigate.