Stories tagged: walmart
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 …
Thu., June 28, 2018, 11:48 a.m.
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.
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 …
Mon., June 18, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
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 …
Mon., June 18, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
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 …
Sat., June 9, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
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 …
Thu., June 7, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
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, 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 …
Thu., May 17, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
Walmart is reporting better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter with rebounding online sales.
Tue., May 15, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
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 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.
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 …
Sun., April 22, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
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.
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 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 may be looking to dive deeper into the rapidly evolving health care market by acquiring the insurer Humana, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Wed., March 28, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
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.
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 …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:27 a.m.
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.