Stories tagged: walmart
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Two men and a woman were killed in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night that forced customers to either hide or flee.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 2:43 p.m.
Walmart is all about online, anticipating digital sales next fiscal year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
Retail giant is altering its policies to speed returns, even it means that nothing is returned at all in some cases.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Walmart’s Jet.com will launch a higher-end grocery line targeting millennials, just over a year after Walmart spent more than $3 billion for the fast-growing online retailer amid more intense competition …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
Walmart announced Friday that it is testing a delivery program in Silicon Valley that allows the delivery worker to enter the customer’s home and unload groceries.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Walmart won’t be doing large-scale holiday hiring at its stores this year. Instead, like last year, it will offer extra hours to its current workers.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
The world’s largest retailer said Wednesday it’s working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google Assistant. The capability …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Walmart’s recent spending spree to try to catch up to Amazon seems to be paying off.
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Walmart says an internal investigation shows it was the victim of a prank when a photograph showed up on social media showing a sign reading “Own The School Year Like …
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 12:24 p.m.
Walmart said Thursday it’s investigating a photo that’s attracted interest on social media by purporting to show a sign reading “Own The School Year Like A Hero” atop a gun-filled …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
The Kennewick Walmart is the latest store to be hit by a pair of cash register thieves prowling Eastern Washington, including Spokane.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Walmart is bringing back an app that lets shoppers skip the checkout line and pay for items themselves on their smartphones.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Police are searching for a man accused of pepper-spraying an 80-year-old Walmart employee in Kentucky.
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
At least nine people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday was …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
Two people were hacked to death and another nine injured by a man wielding a meat cleaver inside a Walmart store in China’s southern manufacturing hub of Shenzhen, police in …
Mon., July 3, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
Just in time for Fourth of July barbecues, Wal-Mart has upgraded its beef to certified Angus across the U.S. as the fight for food shoppers’ cash intensifies.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Police evacuated a Walmart store in Lebanon, Oregon, after getting a report there might be a pipe bomb inside.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
Walmart says it’s buying online men’s clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million in cash, showing that its appetite for hip clothing brands shows no sign of abating as it looks …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
Aldi and its European rival Lidl, which opens its first U.S. store this week, are hoping to change the way people shop with their smaller, no-frills stores filled mostly with …
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: Sat., May 6, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
There’s plenty of talk about the retail industry dying, with malls closing and the slump stressing iconic chains like Sears and J. Crew, but healthier big-box giants such as Wal-Mart …
Sun., March 19, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Spokane Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a delivery driver near the Walmart Supercenter at 9212 N. Colton St. Saturday night.
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Walmart has opened a facility in Airway Heights to train entry-level managers from around the region.
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.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
An accused shoplifter in North Idaho walked out of a Walmart store as if she had won a shopping spree. Jennifer L. Dossett of Coeur d’Alene allegedly pushed two carts …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Rumors have been brewing for about a year now that e-commerce titan Amazon.com wants to open grocery-centric brick-and-mortar locations. In Seattle and Sunnyvale, California, there have been reports that outposts …
Thu., June 25, 2015, 9:05 a.m.
The body found in a burning car Monday is still not identified.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 30, 2014, 10:42 p.m.
HAYDEN, Idaho — A 29-year-old woman is dead after her 2-year-old son got a hold of a loaded handgun in her purse and accidentally shot her inside a Wal-Mart store …