Articles by Wal-Mart

  • iPhone 5 Release Date 2012: 5 Reasons Why Apple Will Launch in October, Not June [PICTURES]

    April 20 2012 7:03 AM EDT

    Since Apple introduced the first iPhone in June 2007, one question has dominated the conversation: When's the next one coming out? While Apple keeps its lips sealed until the official unveiling, there are plenty of reasons why consumers shouldn't expect a new iPhone to debut in two to three months. The iPhone 5 is coming, but it's coming in October. Here are five reasons why:

  • People enjoy warm weather in Skopje's city park
    Is Generation Z Going Silent?

    April 11 2012 3:46 PM EDT

    We need to get today's youth out of the virtual world and into the outdoors.

  • Hong Kong Shares Sink to 2-1/2-mth Low, China up

    April 10 2012 9:43 AM EDT

    Hong Kong shares slipped to a 2-1/2-month low, dragged by the heavily weighted banking sector as investors took a cautious stance ahead of Chinese economic data this week that will offer clues on possible policy easing.

  • Hong Kong Shares Slip, but Shanghai Climbs Most in 2 mths

    April 05 2012 9:34 AM EDT

    Hong Kong shares declined on Thursday, dragged down by weakness in the Chinese financial and consumer sectors, as investors took some profits on the final trading day before a four-day holiday weekend and ahead of U.S. jobs data on Friday.

  • Sprint Galaxy Nexus Release Date: LTE Device Could Launch ThisMonth, Leaked Document Reveals
    Sprint Galaxy Nexus Release Date: LTE Device Could Launch This Month, Leaked Document Reveals

    April 02 2012 10:16 AM EDT

    Sprint subscribers may be seeing a new handset from the carrier sooner than expected. A release date has not been officially announced for the Galaxy Nexus LTE, but a leaked document says that the device will debut on April 22nd, according to The Verge.

  • A Best Buy store in Westminster, Colo.
    Best Buy Closings: How Apple, Wal-Mart and Amazon Are Killing The Electronics Retail Giant

    March 30 2012 12:55 PM EDT

    Best Buy has fallen on hard times in a sluggish economy, suffering a dismal drop in sales and an overall $1.2 billion loss over the last fiscal year. The electronics giant announced Thursday that it will close 50 stores and cut 400 jobs at its Richfield, Minn., corporate headquarters, hoping to save $800 million over the next three years in order to stay afloat.

  • A Best Buy store in Westminster, Colo.
    Best Buy Closings: Will Shut Down 50 Stores, Cut 400 Corporate Jobs; What Next?

    March 30 2012 3:06 AM EDT

    Best Buy Co Inc announced Thursday that due to a mulish slither in sales at its US stores, the company decided to close 50 big box stores and cut as much as 400 jobs at its corporate headquarters in Richfield, Minnesota.

  • Hong Kong Shares Down as GOME Slumps, Shanghai Dives

    March 28 2012 8:43 AM EDT

    Hong Kong and China shares fell on Wednesday as disappointing results, this time from consumption-related names, added to investor concerns over mainland corporate profitability that have interrupted this year's rally in the markets.

  • ‘Mad Men’ Season 5 Premiere: Eat, Drink And Dress Like Your Favorite 1960s Stars [PHOTOS]

    March 22 2012 3:28 PM EDT

    What you call love was invented by guys like me to sell nylons. Don Draper had us sold from the first episode of Season 1. Now, AMC's Mad Men is back for Season 5. Here are party, drink and fashion ideas for you to celebrate the Mad Men Season 5 premiere in style.

  • Rovio Chief Executive Mikael Hed stands in front of an Angry Birds poster at his company's offices in Helsinki August 16, 2010.
    Wal-Mart to Offer Angry Birds Merchandise, Clues

    March 21 2012 9:59 AM EDT

    The maker of the hit mobile game Angry Birds has struck a deal with Wal-Mart (WMT.N) to embed clues to a new version of the game in merchandise sold in Wal-Mart stores, hoping to drive Angry Birds fans into the stores, and shoppers to the game.

  • HK Shares Slip, Shanghai Suffers Worst Week in 2 mths

    March 16 2012 11:16 AM EDT

    Hong Kong shares slipped on Friday but still ended up for the week as strength in some large caps on improving fundamentals offset days of weakness in Chinese developers after Premier Wen Jiabao doused hopes for eased property curbs.

  • Apple Offers Old iPad Trade-in

    March 16 2012 9:34 AM EDT

    The new iPad hits the market on Friday, March 16 at 8 a.m. worldwide and Apple fans in Australia will be among the first to get their hands on the new tablet. In the U.S., the coveted device will hit Apple stores as well as retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target and Best Buy. This is exciting news for first time iPad buyers or those who want to switch from Android but what about those who already own its predecessors - iPad 2 or iPad original?

  • A man raises Apple's new iPad after purchasing it in New York
    iPad 3 Release Date Friday March 16 8 a.m. - The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

    March 16 2012 9:28 AM EDT

    At last, the most anticipated Apple tablet is going public today. Those who have preordered the new iPad will have to wait three more days (as shipping starts March 19). Apple fans are breathlessly waiting to catch the glimpse of the new iPad. All they dream of is swiping their fingers across the marvelous Retina display.

  • Mark Zuckerberg speaks to reporters at Harvard University in Cambridge
    Do Billionaires Have A Heart?

    March 14 2012 1:49 PM EDT

    Throughout American history, billionaires have given to improve our society.

  • People walk past a Wal-Mart sign in Rogers, Arkansas
    Wal-Mart Joins Hollywood's Physical Video Push By Offering Digital Conversions

    March 14 2012 12:30 PM EDT

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.(NYSE: WMT), the world's largest retailer, will allow customers to convert DVDs and Blu-ray discs to digital files starting April 16, the company said Wednesday.

  • Hong Kong, China Shares Slump after Wen Douses Property Hopes

    March 14 2012 9:38 AM EDT

    Shanghai shares posted their biggest daily loss this year on Wednesday, dragging Hong Kong markets into the red, after Premier Wen Jiabao doused hopes of easing in the property sector at the close of China's annual parliamentary meeting.

  • Viral Marketing Biggest Threat to USPS

    March 13 2012 10:38 AM EDT

    The United States Postal Service has experienced rough water over the past year (or more) and recently announced plans to consolidate or eliminate over 35,000 jobs in the United States. This comes as revenue has continued to fall and the agency is on a 3-year plan to save $20 billion.

  • PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi
    PepsiCo Shake-Up: Ex-Exec To Run Food Unit

    March 12 2012 8:28 AM EDT

    The hiring of Wal-Mart's Brian Cornell to run the Americas food unit and promotion of longtime executive John Compton to the new post of president might be seen as attempts to find a successor to Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi, who has been mentioned in media reports as a potential candidate for World Bank president.

  • Futures Edge Lower Ahead Of Jobs Report

    March 09 2012 7:35 AM EST

    Stock index futures edged lower on Friday after their strongest two-day gain in nearly three months and ahead of a report likely to show employment grew solidly for a third straight month.

  • Walmart Christmas Hours
    Retailers Team Up on Mobile Payments: Report

    March 02 2012 2:09 PM EST

    Wal-Mart and Target are among some two dozen retailers that have teamed up to claim a share of the fast-developing business of turning smartphones into virtual wallets.