Stories tagged: Wal-Mart
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 9:06 p.m.
In the frantic moments after Coeur d’Alene Sgt. Greg Moore was shot in 2015, several friends of Jonathan D. Renfro testified Monday about how they sent him text messages to …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com and brands that appeal to younger shoppers gave it an e-commerce boost as it works to close the gap between itself and the online leader. But …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Wal-Mart delivered first-quarter results that show it’s winning over shoppers at stores and online, even as the competition intensifies.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
Tacoma plans to appeal after a federal judge last month ordered the city to pay $2 million to an investor group in a case involving development of a Wal-Mart retail …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Lawyers for the Cherokee Nation opened a new line of attack against the pharmaceutical industry Thursday, filing a lawsuit in tribal court that accuses the nation’s six top drug distributors …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Starting next week, Wal-Mart will offer discounts on thousands of online-only items when customers elect to have them shipped to one of the company’s stores for pickup.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Amazon has invited some of the world’s biggest brands to its Seattle headquarters in an audacious bid to persuade them that it’s time to start shipping products directly to online …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
A federal judge on Wednesday refused to force Wal-Mart to pay $80 million in penalties in a lawsuit alleging the retail giant failed to pay hundreds of truck drivers in …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
For years, Amazon.com has targeted shoppers who can afford a $99 Prime subscription. Last week’s announcement that it will deliver groceries to food-stamp recipients shows Amazon also wants to appeal …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 1:43 p.m.
Wal-Mart Stores is making another round of job cuts as part of Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon’s efforts to streamline operations, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 11:41 a.m.
A man and woman are facing child neglect charges after a sheriff’s deputy found five malnourished children living in a car parked outside a Wal-Mart store.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
The president of the national Fraternal Order of Police, the country’s largest police organization, on Tuesday asked Wal-Mart to stop selling T-shirts and sweatshirts which say “Black Lives Matter” and …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
About 15 local law enforcement officers could be seen inside the Moscow Wal-Mart on Saturday morning, and it was not because a huge crime had been reported.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 5:29 p.m.
The body of a woman found in the parking lot of the Airway Heights parking lot on Dec. 6 may have been deliberately left there days before
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 7:14 a.m.
Two different Secret Santas have been paying off tens of thousands of dollars of layaway accounts at discount stores in Pennsylvania.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 5 p.m.
The man accused of leading police on a high speed chase while driving a stolen semi Thursday appeared in court Friday to face nine criminal charges.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 11:26 a.m.
A man driving a stolen semi truck with a Wal-Mart trailer led authorities on a chase throughout Spokane before crashing into a family’s garage and running away Thursday morning.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
When Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Vice Chairman Charles Munger lamented the mistakes made in the company’s first 50 years under Warren Buffett, he cited the failure to buy Wal-Mart Stores stock …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
The body of a woman was found inside a vehicle parked at the Airway Heights Wal-Mart late Tuesday morning.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 8 a.m.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. added insurance coverage for transgender workers this year, joining more than 500 companies taking a bigger role in advancing the rights of LGBT employees in a competitive …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
A pickup truck smashed through the front doors of an Iowa Wal-Mart store on Thursday, killing three people and scattering merchandise on the floor before it came to a stop …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 3 p.m.
Wal-Mart, Target and other brick-and-mortar chains are counting on heavier discounts and a bigger online selection to keep up with Amazon.com this holiday season.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
The aloe vera gel many Americans buy to soothe damaged skin contains no evidence of aloe vera at all.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
NEW YORK – Cyber Monday is starting earlier and earlier. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday that it’s kicking off its so-called “Cyber Monday” deals at 12:01 a.m. EST Friday for …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 7:14 a.m.
If you shop at Wal-Mart, you might be buying packaged produce unlike any ever sold in a U.S. store. The sliced apples or cut broccoli – the merchant won’t say …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported its third-quarter profit fell 8.2 percent, dragged down by investments in e-commerce and its stores. Its earnings still beat Wall Street estimates. But its revenue fell …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 7:43 a.m.
Wal-Mart is laying out its environmental map for the next several years as it tries to satisfy customers who want green products at affordable prices.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Wal-Mart Stores has hit the reset button on its China strategy in dramatic fashion. The world’s largest retailer is making an ambitious push into e-commerce in China and aims to …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
HAZEL DELL, Wash. (AP) – Authorities say they quickly detained a gunman who reportedly opened fire inside a Wal-Mart store in southwest Washington. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office said in …