Articles by Wal-Mart

  • Retailers Team Up on Mobile Payments: ReportRetailers Team Up on Mobile Payments: Report

    March 02 2012 2:09 PM

    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.

  • Facebook Woos Madison Ave in pre-IPO Mobile PushFacebook Woos Madison Ave in pre-IPO Mobile Push

    March 01 2012 9:55 AM

    Facebook has unveiled new ways for businesses to reach its 845 million users directly across all devices, including mobile, as it races toward a multibillion dollar IPO.

  • Facebook Unveils Irresistible Offers in its Race towards Multibillion Dollar IPOFacebook Unveils Irresistible Offers in its Race towards Multibillion Dollar IPO

    March 01 2012 3:48 AM

    Facebook has unveiled new ways for businesses to reach its 845 million users directly across all devices, including mobile, as it races toward a multibillion dollar IPO. With new Premium on Facebook ads, marketers can expand their reach on the social network by paying for a video.

  • Facebook Woos Madison Avenue in Pre-IPO Mobile Push

    February 29 2012 8:06 PM

    Facebook has unveiled new ways for businesses to reach its 845 million users directly across all devices, including mobile, as it races toward a multibillion dollar IPO.

  • Penney's February sales down

    February 24 2012 11:56 AM

    J.C. Penney Co Inc's February sales are down from last year, its chief executive said on Friday, as the retailer tries to get shoppers used to a new pricing strategy that does not include the discounts that hurt margins.

  • Hong Kong Shares up; Developers Propel China to Near 3-mth High

    February 22 2012 8:38 AM

    China shares extended a winning streak on Wednesday, hitting a near three-month high as property stocks rose, which also helped Hong Kong markets reverse early losses and end higher for a second-straight day.

  • Wall Street Turns Lower After Dow Crosses 13,000

    February 21 2012 3:28 PM

    Stocks dipped on Tuesday as shares pulled back after the Dow breached 13,000 for the first time since May 2008, the latest big move in stocks' recent rally.

  • Wal-Mart's 4Q Saw 1.5 Percent Rise in US Same-Store SalesWal-Mart's 4Q Saw 1.5 Percent Rise in US Same-Store Sales

    February 21 2012 7:52 AM

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's biggest retailer, on Tuesday reported a 1.5 percent increase in fourth-quarter sales at its U.S. stores open at least a year.

  • Stock Futures Signal Higher Open on US Markets

    February 21 2012 7:37 AM

    Stock index futures pointed to a rise in U.S. equities on Tuesday after the market opens following Monday's Presidents Day holiday, with futures for the S**9**P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq 100 rising 0.4 percent to 0.5 percent.

  • Stocks in Focus (WMT, DELL, CHK, KFT, HD, M, NBR, BYD, GPC, INTU)

    February 21 2012 6:29 AM

    The companies expected to see active trade Tuesday are: Wal-Mart Stores, Dell, Chesapeake Energy, Kraft Foods, Home Depot, Macy's, Nabors Industries, Boyd Gaming, Genuine Parts and Intuit Inc.

  • Beyond Mardi Gras Beads: 5 Crazy Things People Throw, From Moon Pies To Chickens (Yes, Chickens)Beyond Mardi Gras Beads: 5 Crazy Things People Throw, From Moon Pies To Chickens (Yes, Chickens)

    February 20 2012 4:29 PM

    For many, Mardi Gras 2012 in New Orleans means one thing: the throwing of the beads. But what about the other items tossed out of floats and thrown from balconies during Mardi Gras celebrations? From moon pies to painted coconuts, here are five crazy things revelers can get during Mardi Gras 2012.

  • Wal-Mart to Take Majority Stake in China e-Commerce FirmWal-Mart to Take Majority Stake in China e-Commerce Firm

    February 20 2012 10:26 AM

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it is taking a controlling stake in Chinese e-commerce firm Yihaodian, as the world's largest retailer seeks new revenue sources to fend off rising competition in the world's fastest-growing major economy.

  • Stocks May Strain to Hold 9-month Highs

    February 20 2012 8:29 AM

    If upcoming earnings from U.S. retailers are as unimpressive as the rest of the profit season has been, Wall Street could face a tough time justifying a stock market at nine-month highs.

  • Wal-Mart Raises Stake in Chinese eCommerce Firm YihaodianWal-Mart Raises Stake in Chinese eCommerce Firm Yihaodian

    February 20 2012 3:19 AM

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has announced that it will increase its investment in the holding company of Yihaodian, Chinese eCommerce company, in an effort to strengthen its online presence.

  • Wall Street Week Ahead: Stocks May Strain to Hold HighsWall Street Week Ahead: Stocks May Strain to Hold Highs

    February 19 2012 2:14 PM

    If upcoming earnings from U.S. retailers are as unimpressive as the rest of the profit season has been, Wall Street could face a tough time justifying a stock market at nine-month highs.

  • U.S. Equity Market May Strain to Hold Nine-Month HighsU.S. Equity Market May Strain to Hold Nine-Month Highs

    February 18 2012 8:04 AM

    If the coming earnings from U.S. retailers are as unimpressive as the rest of the profit season has been, Wall Street could face a tough time justifying a stock market at nine-month highs. All things considered, strategists believe the market could face resistance in a push higher.

  • Valentine's Day Deals 2012: Online Gifts for Him and HerValentine's Day Deals 2012: Online Gifts for Him and Her

    February 11 2012 9:04 AM

    Valentine's Day is round the corner and many retailers have announced discounts for shoppers who want to buy something special for their loved ones. Looking for Valentine's Day gifts for him? Or for her? Here's a quick look at some of the best online Valentine's Day deals you will find at some of the biggest and most popular retailers around.

  • Girl Fights Kidnapper: Brittney Baxter, 7, Wrestled Away from Suspect Thomas Woods [VIDEO]

    February 09 2012 10:25 PM

    Brittney Baxter, a 7-year-old girl who was caught on security cameras as she fights off her kidnapper, said she was kicking as hard as she could to escape the clutches of Thomas Woods, 25, the man suspected of trying to take her from an Atlanta Wal-mart.

  • Kindle-Wielding Amazon Dips Toes into Physical WorldKindle-Wielding Amazon Dips Toes into Physical World

    February 07 2012 10:17 AM

    Amazon.com Inc is dipping its toes into the physical world as the largest online retailer offers more products in stores that may benefit from hands-on interaction with shoppers.

  • Walmart to Label Healthier Food as Great For YouWalmart to Label Healthier Food as Great For You

    February 07 2012 9:26 AM

    Eggs are among the foods getting a new Great For You icon from the world's largest retailer as it tries to convince shoppers that they can make healthy, low-cost choices when picking out food at its U.S. stores.