Walmart joins growing US march on wage hikes

2015-02-27 13:45

Walmart, the largest retailer in the United States, is increasing wages, and economists are hoping to see a chain reaction.

US wage hikes to impact 1 434 Walmart stores

2014-12-24 09:20

Minimum wage increases across the United States will prompt Walmart Stores to adjust base salaries at 1 434 stores, impacting about a third of its US locations.

Walmart's chief merchandising officer to leave

2014-11-25 10:38

Walmart's chief merchandising officer is expected to announce his departure from the world's largest retailer just days before Black Friday.

Tracy Morgan sues Walmart over deadly crash

2014-07-12 17:19

Tracy Morgan has sued Walmart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.

UK's Sainsbury's goes Danish

2014-06-20 15:45

Sainsbury's has teamed up with Denmark's Dansk Supermarked to bring the Netto brand back to the UK and take on fast-growing German discount chains Aldi and Lidl.

Stylr app is Walmart tech lab's latest buy

2014-06-17 14:45

Walmart's tech lab has purchased shopping app Stylr as it pushes innovation in mobile apps.

Pressure mounts at Tesco as sales slide

2014-06-04 14:45

Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has recorded its worst quarterly sales drop in 40 years, ratcheting up pressure on boss Phil Clarke to show his turnaround plan.

Nigeria vs SA: Who will investors turn to?

2014-04-10 14:25

What is really important to investors looking to cash in on a big economy? Size matters, but so does development, economists say.

Sliding rand boosts and burdens companies

2014-02-09 13:00

The tumbling rand has been both a blessing and a curse for corporate South Africa, ranging from a windfall for mining houses to saddling manufacturers.

Walmart website glitch gives shoppers bargains

2013-11-07 11:45

Bargain-seekers got some big ones at, as a technical glitch on the Walmart Stores US website offered items at a fraction of their retail price.


Walmart, under pressure, boosts minimum US wage

2015-02-20 10:15

Walmart Stores says it would raise entry-level wages to $9 an hour, a 24% increase from the US minimum wage that some employees now earn.

Walmart ordered to pay over employee dispute

2014-12-17 09:00

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered Walmart to pay about $188m to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by employees.

Walmart spokesperson resigns

2014-09-16 09:04

Walmart's chief spokesperson has resigned after the company allegedly found that he lied about his academic record in his resume.

Tesco board comes under fire

2014-06-27 20:03

Tesco shareholders have berated the British retailer's board for the low share price, poor results and questioned whether the management knew what they were doing.

Morrisons to cut 2 600 jobs

2014-06-17 16:47

Morrisons, Britain's No. 4 grocer, has proposed changes to its store management structure that will involve around 2 600 redundancies.

Walmart's 'Made in USA' push shows strains

2014-06-05 08:42

Walmart's pledge to buy an extra $250bn in US-made goods over the next decade, appears to be just what was needed for American manufacturing.

Massmart CEO could be R55m richer

2014-04-13 15:57

Outgoing Massmart CEO Grant Pattison could pocket about R55m when he decides to cash in all his shares and options.

Would you eat genetically modified salmon?

2014-04-03 11:20

The US has stalled for more than four years on deciding whether to approve a fast-growing salmon that would be the first genetically modified animal approved for human consumption.

Walmart warns of flat festive sales

2013-11-14 17:51

Walmart has reported a 2.8% year-on-year rise in third-quarter net profit, but warned that sales during the holiday shopping season are expected to be relatively flat.

Shoprite takes on Walmart

2013-10-16 09:28

Shoprite is using exclusivity clauses to challenge the legality of a Walmart-owned Massmart Game store in the CapeGate centre, according to a report.

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