Stories tagged: walmart
Mon., July 1, 2019, 11:13 a.m.
Authorities say a Texas woman ate half a cake while roaming the aisles of a Walmart store and then refused to pay full price for it, claiming she had found …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
Warren Buffett said Monday he plans to donate $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities – one of his largest gifts ever – while Walmart heir Jim Walton …
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 7:09 p.m.
Walmart agreed Thursday to pay $282 million to settle civil and criminal allegations of overseas corruption, including payment of more than $500,000 to an intermediary known as a “sorceress” for …
Thu., June 13, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
How much would you be willing to pay to get those diapers within an hour or so? In the latest salvo in the delivery wars, Target is offering same-day delivery …
Fri., June 7, 2019, 4 a.m.
To Walmart executives, the Auto-C self-driving floor scrubber is the future of retail automation – a multimillion-dollar bet that advanced robots will optimize operations, cut costs and revolutionize the American …
Tue., June 4, 2019, 3:51 p.m.
Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market.
Tue., May 28, 2019, 4:20 p.m.
Walmart has hired a tech veteran whose resume includes stints at Amazon, Microsoft and Google for a newly elevated position of chief technology officer and chief development officer.
Thu., May 16, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Walmart reports another quarter of strong sales but warns higher tariffs will mean higher prices.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars with Amazon.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 1:34 p.m.
Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores to 21 amid growing pressure from regulators to cut tobacco …
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 5:19 p.m.
Is that banana starting to bruise? Walmart uses thousands of cameras to track what’s going on in stores real time.
Thu., April 18, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
Amazon and Walmart on Thursday are kicking off a two-year pilot established by the government to allow low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York to shop and pay …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 3:28 p.m.
Walmart is teaming up with Kidbox, the 3-year-old online styling service for children, to offer its customers an exclusive, curated style box.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Walmart to buy ad tech startup Polymorph Labs to better compete with Amazon in targeting shoppers online.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
A year after Toys R Us imploded, toymakers are still readjusting to the big loss of shelf space. That means slashing the number of styles they carry, re-evaluating how they …
Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:29 p.m.
Walmart is making friends in India with the kind of competitors that it spent decades putting out of business in the U.S.: mom-and-pop stores. These unlikely allies are part of …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Police say two University of Idaho football players stole more than $100 of food from a Walmart, according to a report by KHQ-TV.
Tue., April 2, 2019, 4:29 p.m.
Walmart partners with Google on voice-assisted grocery in latest attempt to challenge Amazon’s growing dominance.
Thu., March 7, 2019, 4:56 p.m.
A federal jury has ruled that retail giant Walmart Inc. wrongly fired a Washington pharmacist whose medical conditions kept her from giving injections
UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 6 p.m.
Northpointe Plaza Walmart closed briefly as Spokane police investigate explosive device in motor home
Northpointe Walmart in north Spokane was closed Friday morning after Spokane police found an explosive device in a motor home in the store’s parking lot.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested “greeters” at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they’re being ill-treated by a chain …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
A man who allegedly tried to steal items from a Walmart in Spokane Valley was caught with help from a helicopter after he fled the store.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 4:11 p.m.
Is the “ugly produce“’ trend already reaching the end of its shelf life in supermarkets?
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Walmart defied a gloomy government retail sales report for December, delivering fiscal fourth-quarter profits and sales that beat Wall Street expectations.
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 …