ARTICLES RELATING TO WALMART

Walmart’s UK job cuts show how Asda fell behind

2016-09-09 12:45

Slumping sales at Walmart's Asda supermarket chain have been accompanied by thousands of job cuts that analysts say may help explain declining fortunes.

Walmart cuts growth forecast as currency hampers sales

2016-02-18 15:27

Walmart Stores has lowered its annual sales forecast after the strong dollar pulled down the value of overseas revenue.

Walmart tops earnings estimates, CEO pursues shift

2015-11-17 16:15

Walmart has topped profit estimates and increased the low end of its annual forecast, a sign the retailer is making progress reining in costs.

Walmart, Amazon ready face-off over sales

2015-07-14 09:43

Walmart Stores has announced plans for a massive sale timed to compete with a big Amazon promotion.

UK supermarkets face possible probe

2015-04-21 10:30

Britain's embattled supermarkets face a probe by competition regulators after a UK consumer watchdog demanded an investigation into grocers' pricing practices.

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 to test grocery delivery through Uber

2016-06-03 14:15

Walmart will begin testing the delivery of groceries using Uber, aiming to match the convenience of services offered by Amazon.com and other e commerce companies.

Walmart’s Asda unveils more price cuts

2016-01-10 17:33

Walmart Stores Asda has pledged to invest an additional £500m in cutting prices, creating further upheaval for the UK’s largest supermarket chains.

UK's 'big four' grocers lose more ground

2015-07-28 12:30

All of Britain's so-called 'big four' supermarkets have seen sales fall over the last 12 weeks in an overall market that grew marginally.

Walmart pulls Confederate flag items after US church attack

2015-06-23 11:55

Walmart says it will remove Confederate flag merchandise from its stores as a debate rages around the banner seen by many as a symbol of racial violence in the wake of a deadly attack on a black church in Charleston.

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.

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