Stories tagged: walmart
Wed., Dec. 25, 2019
A former Walmart employee in Washington state pleaded not guilty to charges he threatened to blow up one of the stores and kill two managers, according to court records.
Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
Walmart shoppers in Alabama got a happy holiday surprise when donations paid off $70,000 in layaway purchases at two stores, the company said Friday.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Walmart removed several pieces of holiday merchandise from its Canadian website after customers took offense to a line of risque Christmas clothing.
Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
A man confronted his ex-wife and another man in an Oklahoma Walmart parking lot, shot and killed them both through the windshield of a car then turned the gun on …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday outside a Walmart store in southwestern Oklahoma, the chief of police said.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Walmart has quietly hired off-duty officers at its stores in El Paso, Texas, where a gunman police say targeted Mexicans opened fire in a store in August and killed 22 …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
Walmart and Tesla have settled a lawsuit filed by the retail giant alleging that Tesla installed rooftop solar panels that caught fire.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have pulled some or all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson’s baby powder from shelves, after a minuscule amount of asbestos was found in one bottle.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
Walmart said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam’s Clubs following a string of mysterious illnesses and deaths related to vaping.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Walmart is rolling out a grocery delivery subscription service this fall as it races to gain an advantage in the competitive fresh food business.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced.
Sat., Sept. 7, 2019
A Walmart store in Spokane Valley was selected by the company to participate in a pollinator garden pilot program tdesigned to beautify the grounds while increasing bee and monarch butterfly …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
Walmart announced Tuesday it would no longer sell handgun and short-barrel rifle ammunition.
Mon., Sept. 2, 2019
A Corbin man was arrested in Laurel County on Friday after the sheriff’s office said he was operating a Walmart motorized cart while intoxicated.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
The suspected gunman in the deadly mass shooting in El Paso earlier this month told police that the AK-style rifle used in the attack came from Romania, according to an …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
Walmart plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a mass shooting earlier this month, the retail giant said Thursday, but the entire interior of …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
Families of those killed when a gunman opened fire at an El Paso Walmart are gathering at funerals on each side of the U.S.-Mexico border, remembering loved ones whose lives …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
Authorities say a 56-year-old Florida man took his golf cart on a wild ride through a Walmart store, terrorizing shoppers and ignoring deputies’ orders to stop before crashing into a …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
Walmart has ordered workers to remove video game signs and displays that depict violence from stores nationwide after 22 people died in a shooting at one of its Texas stores, …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Dozens of white-collar Walmart employees are expected to walk out Wednesday afternoon to protest the retailer’s gun policies after shootings at two company stores left 24 people dead.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019
Authorities say a disgruntled Walmart employee fatally shot two people and wounded a police officer before he was shot and arrested at a Walmart in northern Mississippi.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019
The top floor of the 121-year-old Hotel Aberdeen building in downtown Spokane is being renovated into three apartments, according to permits issued by the city.
UPDATED: Sun., July 28, 2019
Walmart Inc. recently completed a remodel project to transform one of its Spokane Valley stores.
Mon., July 1, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.