Stories tagged: walmart
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 11:52 p.m.
About 100 children in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene region were chauffeured around area shopping centers at this year’s Holidays and Heroes event.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon’s increasing dominance,
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without a new toy under the tree and this year the Christmas Bureau has a new partner in providing discounted toys to children in need.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Walmart has pulled a T-shirt offered by an outside seller from its online store after a journalist advocacy group told the retailer it found the shirt threatening.
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
Shoppers rushing to find Fingerlings, the robotic monkeys that are a hot toy this holiday season, say they’ve been fooled into buying fakes through outside sellers on Amazon and Walmart.com.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
NEW YORK – A surging online business and strong food sales boosted Walmart’s results Thursday ahead of the holiday season, a day after its rival Target offered a cautious forecast …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Walmart will devote a section on its website to upscale Lord & Taylor, the latest strategic partnership as retailers make alliances.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
Smart locks that let retailers deliver packages inside houses or apartments with a digital code while you are away raise liability questions and could raise home insurance rates, experts said.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
A man accused of opening fire inside a suburban Denver Walmart, killing three people, abruptly walked away from his roofing company job hours before the attack, his former boss said …
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
THORNTON, Colo. – Colorado authorities have identified a man who police say nonchalantly walked into a Walmart and immediately opened fire with a handgun, killing two men and a woman …
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 …