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Walmart: U.S.-based multinational discount retailer based in Arkansas
Walmart Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores, headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses. As of October 31, 2019, Walmart has 11,438 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating under 55 different names. The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Canada, and South Africa. Since August 2018, Walmart only holds a minority stake in Walmart Brasil, which was renamed Grupo Big in August 2019, with 20 percent of the company's shares, and private equity firm Advent International holding 80 percent ownership of the company.

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E. coli outbreak sickens 17 people; 75K pounds of packaged salad sold at Target, Walmart, other stores recalled

More than 75,000 pounds of salad products sold at retailers including Target and Walmart has been recalled because of possible E. coli contamination.
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Mexicans sue Walmart over Texas shooting that left victims on both sides of border

Ten Mexican citizens have sued Walmart over the shooting at a store in the U.S. border town of El Paso, Texas, that killed eight Mexicans and left eight more injured, saying that Walmart did not do..
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Macy's slashes outlook second time before holidays [Video]Macy's slashes outlook second time before holidays

A gloomy quarter at department store chain Macy's forced the company to cut its full-year outlook for a second time on the eve of the busiest time of the year. Conway G. Gittens has the details.

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Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting [Video]Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

Three people were shot and killed in a morning attack at an Oklahoma Walmart on Monday, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the latest in a string of deadly shootings in the United States...

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Shooting In Oklahoma Walmart Parking Lot Leaves Three Dead [Video]Shooting In Oklahoma Walmart Parking Lot Leaves Three Dead

Three people died in a shooting outside a Walmart store in Oklahoma on Monday morning. According to Reuters, video of the scene showed heavy police presence around a car riddled with bullet holes. The..

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Walmart Releases Black Friday Ad With Top Deals [Video]Walmart Releases Black Friday Ad With Top Deals

The retailer's 37-page Black Friday shopping ad was released on Walmart.com on Thursday.

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S&P 500 creeps up to another record close [Video]S&P 500 creeps up to another record close

Stocks barely moved on Thursday but the S&P 500 nudged up to a record close as earnings season winds down. Conway G. Gittens has the rundown.

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Trump's "No impact" Statements On Walmart Are False [Video]Trump's "No impact" Statements On Walmart Are False

Trump has claimed that the punitive tariffs levied in a 19-month dispute with China had not hurt Walmart. However, the largest importer of goods in the US says that is not true. More than half of..

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Walmart lifts outlook, El Paso store reopens [Video]Walmart lifts outlook, El Paso store reopens

Walmart raised its earnings forecast ahead of the holiday shopping season. And as Fred Katayama reports, it reopened its El Paso, Texas store that was the site of a massacre that killed 22 people.

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Walmart raises earnings forecast ahead of holidays [Video]Walmart raises earnings forecast ahead of holidays

Walmart posted strong results Thursday as a strong economy boosted purchases at its stores and website, earning praise from U.S. President Donald Trump. Fred Katayama reports.

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Wall Street eyes Washington next week [Video]Wall Street eyes Washington next week

Investors will be listening to what Fed chair Jerome Powell says on the Hill next week. Wall Street also gets the latest data on inflation, and Disney launches its streaming service. Fred Katayama..

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Amazon's gloomy holiday outlook drives down shares [Video]Amazon's gloomy holiday outlook drives down shares

Amazon on Thursday forecast revenue and profit for the holiday quarter below expectations, as it faces fierce competition and rising costs from its plan to speed up delivery times globally. Lisa..

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Walmart, CVS pull J&J baby powder from shelves [Video]Walmart, CVS pull J&J baby powder from shelves

Three major U.S. retailers, including Walmart, are removing all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder from their stores, following the healthcare conglomerate's recall last week of some..

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FDA: No Carcinogens In OTC Heartburn Meds [Video]FDA: No Carcinogens In OTC Heartburn Meds

Zantac and its generic versions, known chemically as ranitidine, are popular heartburn medicines. Reuters reports they have not been found to contain the carcinogen that ranitidine has been linked to...

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Violent protests in Chile continue despite metro fare cancellation [Video]Violent protests in Chile continue despite metro fare cancellation

Protests and violence in Chile spilled over into another day despite the president cancelling a rise in metro fares that has prompted violent demonstrations. Officials in the Santiago region said three..

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El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty [Video]El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty

The Texas man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree that killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart store pleaded not guilty on Thursday in his first court appearance. Freddie..

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Man Accused Of Murdering 22 At El Paso Walmart Enters Plea [Video]Man Accused Of Murdering 22 At El Paso Walmart Enters Plea

The man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree in El Paso, Texas, has pleaded not guilty. The 21-year-old has been charged with killing 22 people at a Walmart store. He made his..

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Drugmakers in spotlight as GSK recalls Zantac [Video]Drugmakers in spotlight as GSK recalls Zantac

Drugmakers were in the spotlight Wednesday as GSK recalls Zantac after U.S. regulators found probable cancer-causing impurities in the drug. Also in the U.S.: a jury says Johnson & Johnson must pay $8..

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Pharmacy Chains Pull Heartburn Drug Zantac From Shelves [Video]Pharmacy Chains Pull Heartburn Drug Zantac From Shelves

In September, the Food and Drug Administration warned that a heartburn drug may contain a cancer-causing chemical. Over the weekend, the chain pharmacy CVS announced it would stop selling all versions..

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Walmart expands $1 a day education program [Video]Walmart expands $1 a day education program

Walmart is expanding an education program it began last year by offering healthcare degrees for $1 a day, its latest push to beef up its presence in the fast-growing health and wellness market in the..

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88 Days of Recovery: How a Girls’ Soccer Team Healed a Broken Coach

Luis Calvillo survived the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart on Aug. 3. Then came the hard part — the long, painful odyssey of recovery.
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Oklahoma Walmart shooter killed his wife, her boyfriend and then himself, police say

The man responsible for the shooting in the Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Okla. killed his wife and her boyfriend before killing himself.  
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Oklahoma man shot his wife and her boyfriend before killing himself in Walmart parking lot

A man shot his wife and her boyfriend before killing himself in a Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Oklahoma.
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Three killed in Walmart shooting in Duncan, Oklahoma

Three people are dead after a shooting at a Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Oklahoma.  
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3 shot to death outside Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma

Three people were shot and killed outside a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma, according to police. CBS affiliate KWTV reports two people were shot to death in a car and the gunman was also shot and killed..
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Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

Police have confirmed that two men and a woman have been fatally shot at a Walmart in Oklahoma. (Nov. 18)  
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Shooting in Walmart parking lot leaves three dead in Oklahoma

Three people died in a shooting outside a Walmart store in Oklahoma on Monday morning, law enforcement officials said, the third fatal shooting at the retailer in five months and the latest in a string..
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Several wounded in shooting at Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma

Three people have been fatally shot at a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma, according to multiple media reports.
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Three killed at shooting at Walmart in Oklahoma: media

Three people were shot and killed at an Oklahoma Walmart on Monday, according to local media.
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Paying for the holidays in six easy payments. Here's what to consider

Retailers ranging from Walmart to Shinola are making monthly installment loans easier to get for holiday shoppers.
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Underage Sex Sting Led by Alabama Teenagers Ensnares a Teacher

A school music director was lured to a local Walmart by the teenagers, who then confronted him, a video shows.
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El Paso Walmart reopens with added security on site

Walmart workers at El Paso location reportedly wanted infamous store reopened "to get back to a normal way of life"
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El Paso Walmart reopens three months after mass shooting: 'These people need to go on'

A crowd gathered at daybreak outside the Cielo Vista Walmart. It's been three months since customers were allowed inside their neighborhood store.
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Walmart moves Black Friday to Wednesday

Retailer says its early holiday-shopping deals will include discounts on Apple AirPods, appliances and more
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Walmart manager ready to lead reopening of store where El Paso mass shooting occurred

Robert Evans will be on the roof of the Cielo Vista Walmart store Thursday to raise the U.S. flag that's been at half-staff since Aug. 3.
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Roger Stone trial, Latin Grammy Awards, El Paso Walmart reopening: 5 things to know Thursday

Jurors start deliberating in Roger Stone's trial, music stars gather in Las Vegas for the Latin Grammy Awards and more news to start your Thursday.
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Walmart releases Black Friday ad with $129 Apple Watch, TV deals and other doorbusters

Walmart's Black Friday 2019 ad has landed and includes 40-inch TV for $98, Apple AirPods for $129, iPad for $249, deals on toys, Instant Pot and more.
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Amazon has decided to open a new set of grocery stores starting in Los Angeles

Amazon is opening a new grocery store in the Los Angeles area that won't be like Whole Foods, but rather a competition against Target and Walmart.
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Target kicks off its Black Friday deals this week

Discount chain joins Walmart and Amazon in getting an early jump on the holiday shopping season
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Getting plugged in to deals, discounts at Walmart, Target, Best Buy this holiday season

Shoppers will be able to use technology to find deals on gifts, buy a tree, or pick out a party outfit this holiday season.
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The best sales happening on Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019

Black Friday is coming, and stores like Walmart, Costco, and Microsoft are making it easy to prepare with leaked Black Friday ads and early deals.
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Walmart’s Strategy When Wading Into Culture Wars: Offend Few

Walmart has taken stands on several controversial issues, but the retailer has been careful to alienate as few customers as possible while doing so.
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Armed man at Walmart pleads guilty to lower charge

A man who caused panic after entering a Missouri Walmart wearing body armor and carrying loaded firearms has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge than the more serious terrorist-related felony he..
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Beto O'Rourke says Trump's rhetoric "has a lot to do" with El Paso shooting

Beto O'Rourke, the former member of Congress from El Paso, Texas, joins Major Garrett to discuss the latest on the shooting at an El Paso Walmart that left at least 20 dead and more than two dozen..
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Mass shootings in Ohio and Texas

Gunfire at a restaurant in downtown Dayton early Sunday morning left 9 people dead and at least 16 injured, before police killed the gunman. The attack came just hours after a man opened fire at a..
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El Paso Walmart offers glimpse at memorial for mass shooting victims, reopening pushed back

An East Side Walmart closed after the violence of the Aug. 3 attack will open on Nov. 14. Store officials have revealed the concepts for a memorial.
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Gunman opens fire in Georgia Walmart before killing himself

A man who fired shots inside a Walmart store in Georgia early Saturday has died after he turned the gun on himself, police said
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Ready or not, Walmart starts holiday shopping season Friday

Walmart is starting its holiday sales early this year -- October 25 -- to draw out a shorter holiday shopping season
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Officer shoots person at Walmart store in El Paso, Texas: media reports

A police officer shot and injured one person at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, late on Wednesday night, a local ABC network affiliate reported.
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U.S. FDA says carcinogen not found in alternatives of Zantac and its generics

U.S. retailers Walmart Inc, CVS Health Corp Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Rite Aid Corp have all removed Zantac off their shelves after some drugs containing its key ingredient ranitidine were found..
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Walmart kicks off shorter holiday shopping season with deals starting Friday

For the first holiday season, Walmart is offering free NextDay delivery on hundreds of thousands of items. The retailer also is launching deals early.
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Walmart skips the front porch and delivers right to your refrigerator starting today

The delivery wars ramped up Tuesday, as Walmart began home delivery of groceries right into their customers' refrigerators.
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Prosecutors Re-examine Killing After Missouri Deputy Is Charged in Another Shooting

The deputy was awarded a medal of valor after she shot and killed a man outside a Walmart in 2017.
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El Paso shooting suspect pleads not guilty in 22 deaths

The suspect accused of killing 22 people and wounding dozens more at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, has made his first court appearance. The suspected gunman pleaded not guilty.
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Suspect in shooting at Walmart pleads not guilty

A 21-year-old man charged with capital murder in the shooting rampage at a West Texas Walmart that killed 22 people has pleaded not guilty. (October 10)
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El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty, accused of targeting Mexicans

The Texas man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree that killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart store pleaded not guilty on Thursday in his first court appearance.
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Texas man to be arraigned in El Paso mass murder, accused of targeting Mexicans

The Texas man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree at an El Paso Walmart store that killed 22 people is due in court on Thursday for his arraignment.
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Corporations and guns: How companies are reshaping the gun control debate

While Congress and the White House have resisted increasing restrictions on gun purchases, companies like Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart are now taking the lead in curtailing sales of firearms or..
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AP Top Stories

Here's the latest for Friday, October 4th: White House to formally object to impeachment probe; Ukraine prosecutor looking at company linked to Hunter Biden; Hong Kong demonstrators set fires; Walmart..
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Zantac recall continues as FDA investigates

Walmart has become the latest store to halt sales of the popular heartburn treatment Zantac after health regulators warned about a potentially dangerous contaminant in the drug. (Oct. 4)  
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Walmart to test programs for U.S. workers to cut its healthcare costs

Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will begin several healthcare pilot programs for its U.S. employees starting Jan. 1 as it looks for ways to cut healthcare costs - one of the largest expenses for the..
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Kroger cutting hundreds of management jobs nationwide

Kroger is cutting hundreds of local management jobs nationwide as it continues to struggle to compete with discount rivals, Amazon and Walmart.
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