Stories tagged: walmart
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:55 p.m.
Fire investigators find no evidence of harmful substance that forced closure of North Spokane Walmart
Investigators with the Spokane Fire Department found no evidence of a harmful “white powder” on cash that north Spokane Walmart employees said made them feel ill.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 6:22 a.m.
A Walmart in north Spokane was closed for several hours Sunday after employees discovered what they described as “white powder” on money passed over the counter. Reports of the substance …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Amid fierce debate over whether charter schools are good for black students, the heirs to the Walmart company fortune have been working to make inroads with advocates and influential leaders …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a man who was found dead Monday morning in a wooded area near the Walmart in Hayden.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:41 p.m.
Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies discovered a body Monday morning in a wooded area near the Walmart in Hayden.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
The world’s largest retailer is rolling out 360 autonomous floor-scrubbing robots in some of its stores in the U.S. by the end of the January, it said in a joint …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Authorities say deputies arrested a man after they say he held people hostage in a vehicle in a Vancouver Walmart parking lot and then caused the store to go into …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
Retailers are offering much of their Black Friday deals online, but shoppers still showed up at malls and stores around the country looking for discounts – and also to take …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test a self-driving grocery delivery service.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Detectives are looking for victims of a man who allegedly followed, recorded and touched young girls at a Spokane Valley Walmart on Nov. 1 and on other occasions.
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 2:42 p.m.
The world’s largest retailer has surpassed the e-commerce giant in a survey of online food shoppers, more of whom said they most recently visited Walmart’s site for groceries.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
Three blind Maryland residents and the National Federation of the Blind have sued Walmart, alleging the company violates the Americans with Disabilities Act because its self-checkout kiosks are not fully …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Warehouse clubs, purveyors of off-price denim and massive tubs of mayonnaise, aren’t usually on the cutting edge of retail. Walmart’s Sam’s Club wants to prove otherwise.
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
The Spokane Walmart at 9212 N. Colton St. will celebrate the completion of a store remodel with an 8 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Walmart says it will work with third-party sellers to make millions of items available for free two-day shipping on orders over $35.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
About 100,000 current and former Walmart cashiers in California might soon be eligible to receive slices of a $65 million settlement the retailer has agreed to pay after being accused …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
When Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their own childhood.
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 5:04 p.m.
Walmart says it’s acquiring an online plus-size fashion brand called Eloquii Design Inc., extending its buying spree of niche brands as it tries to compete better with online leader Amazon.com
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
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.
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.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
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.
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
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 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.
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.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
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 …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
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.
The Amazon menace has prompted a strategic shift inside Walmart’s headquarters.
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 11:28 a.m.
Spokane police arrested a man Sunday evening suspected of robbing two area banks.
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
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 …