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Boise woman pleads guilty after car fire kills daughter

A 31-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony injury to a child following a car fire that killed one of her children and injured another.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

While Kroger results disappoint, Target announces plan to hire 20 percent more for holidays

Kroger Co.’s shares fell after the supermarket chain missed analysts’ sales estimates and margins continued to narrow in the company’s fiscal second quarter.


Walmart’s Jet.com to sell Nike sneakers ahead of holidays

Walmart-owned Jet.com will soon sell Nike products on its site as it seeks to catch up with Amazon ahead of the holiday shopping season.


Medical examiner: Walmart robbery suspect shot himself

Authorities say an armed man who robbed a Walmart store in Spanaway early Monday died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was not fatally shot by deputies as initially thought.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 4:34 p.m.

Walmart’s online shoppers won’t have to hang their own TVs anymore

Walmart is expanding its partnership with on-demand home-services company Handy to sell installation and assembly packages right on its website.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

Thousands of Amazon workers receive food stamps. Now Sen. Bernie Sanders wants Amazon to pay up.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will soon introduce legislation that would require large employers like Amazon, Walmart and McDonald’s to fully cover the cost of food stamps, public housing, Medicaid and …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 5:17 p.m.

Walmart patent filings envision customers strapping on headsets to shop

The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer has applied for patents that envision a virtual showroom and a fulfillment center that would allow people to put on a headset and shop in a …


Walmart sees sales rise at stores and online, raises outlook

Walmart raised its financial outlook for the year after beating Wall Street’s expectations for the quarter and seeing the strongest growth in more than a decade in sales at established …


Police: Man opened fire following dispute in Walmart checkout line

A man pulled a gun during a dispute with another customer in Walmart checkout lines near Philadelphia and opened fire, wounding several people before fleeing but was later arrested after …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:27 p.m.

Walmart’s built a ragtag alliance of tech firms to battle Amazon

The Amazon menace has prompted a strategic shift inside Walmart’s headquarters.


UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 11:28 a.m.

Bank robbery suspect arrested at Shadle Walmart

Spokane police arrested a man Sunday evening suspected of robbing two area banks.


UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 6:48 p.m.

Walmart draws fire for ‘Impeach 45’ T-shirts

Walmart is under fire after its website offered T-shirts from third-party sellers with “IMPEACH 45” emblazoned across the front in big capital letters – a call to bring down the …


Walmart completes remodel of its Post Falls store

Walmart will hold a 7:30 a.m. Friday ribbon-cutting ceremony following the completion of a remodeling project at its store at 3050 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls.


UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

Pastor who shot suspect in Tumwater carjacking spree tells his story

As he heard the gunshots from the back of the Tumwater Walmart, David George wondered if his family was safe — and then his training kicked in. George, a pastor …


Police identify suspect fatally shot by civilian at Walmart in Tumwater

Police have identified a 44-year-old man from McCleary, Washington, as the suspect who was shot and killed after a string of carjackings and a shooting Sunday at a Walmart store …


Bystander hailed as hero after killing suspect in spree of violence in Tumwater

A pair of carjackings and a chaotic hunt for a suspect ended Sunday afternoon with the shooting death of an armed man by a civilian in the parking lot of …


Dozens sickened in new salmonella outbreak, this time traced to pre-cut melons

At least 60 people have been sickened and dozens have been hospitalized with salmonella after tainted pre-cut melons were distributed to stores such as Walmart, Kroger, Costco and Whole Foods …


Walmart sues its former head of tax for jumping to Amazon

Walmart sued its former chief tax officer for violating her employment agreement by defecting to online rival Amazon.com, the latest broadside in the slugfest between the two retail giants.


UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 7:44 p.m.

Walmart to offer employees a college education for $1 a day

Walmart, the country’s largest private employer, announced Wednesday that it will pay for its workers to go back to school – as long as they get degrees in business or …


Walmart beats all around, with online sales rebounding

Walmart is reporting better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter with rebounding online sales.


‘Leery’ customers prompt Walmart to shelve self-scanning service

Walmart has ended a service where customers could ring up their own purchases, showing that old habits die hard even in the digital age.


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 5:38 p.m.

Walmart acknowledges labor violations, permits union logos

Walmart has settled a long-running battle with labor activists over the punishment of workers who claimed they were mistreated by managers for supporting efforts to organize by wearing union insignia.


UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 7:21 p.m.

Walmart rushes into India, paying $16B for stake in Flipkart

The retail giant announced Wednesday that it would make a 77 percent stake in Flipkart, which since its founding more than a decade ago has evolved from a modest startup …


Idaho Supreme Court rules on slip-and-fall lawsuit

The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court must once again review a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Walmart.


UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:01 p.m.

Driver in deadly immigrant smuggling case gets life sentence

The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison.


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 3:38 p.m.

Walmart banks on tower power: North Spokane store included in Washington rollout

Walmart will add more than 500 “pickup towers” to stores across the U.S. this year, including the North Spokane location.


UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 7:44 p.m.

Walmart reportedly eyes deal with insurer Humana

Walmart may be looking to dive deeper into the rapidly evolving health care market by acquiring the insurer Humana, according to the Wall Street Journal.


Walmart removes Cosmopolitan magazine from checkout aisles

Walmart says it was a business decision to remove Cosmopolitan magazine from its checkout aisles, but some groups have raised concerns about the sexual content of the publication marketed to …


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 4:54 p.m.

20-year-old sues Dick’s, Walmart over new gun policies, alleges age discrimination

A 20-year-old man from Oregon has filed lawsuits against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging the two retailers discriminated against him when they refused to sell him a rifle this …


Dinner to go: Walmart to expand meal kits to more stores

Walmart wants a bigger slice of the crowded meal kits business, announcing Monday that it will offer easy-to-make dinners in more stores this year.