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Walmart: American multinational retail chain
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 July 31, 2020, Walmart has 11,496 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating under 56 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 Flipkart Wholesale in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Canada, and South Africa. Since August 2018, Walmart holds only 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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Walmart sues federal government over opioid case [Video]

Walmart sues federal government over opioid case

Walmart said it filed a lawsuit against the federal government, seeking clarity on the roles and legal responsibilities of pharmacists and pharmacies in filling opioid prescriptions. Conway G. Gittens..

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Walmart Is Redesigning Its Stores [Video]

Walmart Is Redesigning Its Stores

The makeover is an attempt to make it easier for shoppers to find what they're looking for.

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Bet on resilient U.S. consumer -market strategist [Video]

Bet on resilient U.S. consumer -market strategist

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Police searching for man suspected of shooting a Walmart store manager in the leg in Bradenton [Video]

Police searching for man suspected of shooting a Walmart store manager in the leg in Bradenton

Police searching for man suspected of shooting a Walmart store manager in the leg in Bradenton

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Amazon's Dominance Under Threat: Walmart, Instacart [Video]

Amazon's Dominance Under Threat: Walmart, Instacart

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TikTok avoids shutdown [Video]

TikTok avoids shutdown

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States, even as it appeared to conflict with his earlier..

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China: shut down, don't sell U.S. TikTok -sources [Video]

China: shut down, don't sell U.S. TikTok -sources

Beijing opposes a forced sale of TikTok's U.S. operations by its Chinese owner ByteDance, and would prefer to see the short video app shut down in the United States, three people with direct knowledge..

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Walmart begins drone delivery tests [Video]

Walmart begins drone delivery tests

Walmart will begin testing a drone delivery service on Wednesday that will drop off grocery and household products through automated drones as the U.S. retailer looks to expand its delivery options. ..

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Walmart readies Amazon Prime fighter [Video]

Walmart readies Amazon Prime fighter

Walmart unveiled the perks of its new membership program, Walmart Plus, which will grant subscribers unlimited free delivery, fuel discounts and no checkout lines at a lower annual fee than Amazon..

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It's On: Despite Insisting It's Not Competing With Amazon, Walmart+ Begs To Differ [Video]

It's On: Despite Insisting It's Not Competing With Amazon, Walmart+ Begs To Differ

Amazon Prime, watch your back. Whether the company admits to it or not, Walmart+ is coming for you. We’re not launching Walmart+ with the intent to compete with anything else. We’re launching it..

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Walmart+ Launching September 15 [Video]

Walmart+ Launching September 15

Walmart+ Launching September 15

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Walmart To Buy TikTok With Microsoft [Video]

Walmart To Buy TikTok With Microsoft

Walmart To Buy TikTok With Microsoft

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Dow Wipes Out 2020 Losses

On Thursday, the Dow Jones industrial average erased its 2020 losses. Business Insider reports that stocks rallied on the Federal Reserve's new monetary policy framework. The 30-stock index gained as..

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Walmart Black Friday 2020: Holiday shopping expands to three events with more doorbusters online

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Price matching on Amazon Prime Day? Some stores will price match the competition but there are many exclusions

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The best deals to shop from Walmart's competing Amazon Prime Day 2020 sale

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College wrestler in Iowa saves co-worker's life at Walmart

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Walmart unveils new store design with self-checkout kiosks, contactless options rolling out to Supercenters

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Walmart agrees to back Trump's TikTok "education fund"

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Walmart promises 'all-new Black Friday experience' with earlier savings and more online deals, seeks 20K seasonal workers

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You can finally pre-order the new Xbox Series X—but they will sell out fast

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Amazon, Walmart donate to QAnon-supporting politician

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Judge postpones U.S. curbs on WeChat

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President Trump says $5 Billion from TikTok, Oracle, Walmart deal will go toward education

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TikTok Apparently Saved as Trump OKs Last-Minute Oracle-Walmart Deal

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Trump has approved a deal between Walmart, Oracle and TikTok so the app won't be banned

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Walmart Shopper Says White Woman Called Her 'N*****'

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PS5 pre orders sold out immediately, but Walmart just added more

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FAA OK's Amazon's drone fleet; Walmart takes aim at Prime

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Walmart launches on-demand drone delivery pilot. But it might take time before drones deliver your next order

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What stores are open Labor Day? Lowe's, Walmart, Target, Kohl's and JCPenney are, but Costco is closed Monday

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Walmart's new membership program to launch Sept. 15 with same-day delivery, fuel discount

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There's a dumbbell shortage in the U.S.—here's where you can still buy them

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Anti-Masker Goes on Crazy Tirade at Alaskan Walmart

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Walmart removes violent video game displays after shootings

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Walmart teams up with Microsoft to make play for video app TikTok

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It's foolish and selfish to ignore COVID-19 precautions. You're endangering the rest of us.

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Peach recall expanded: Salmonella outbreak prompts recall of Prima Wawona peaches sold at Walmart, Target, Aldi, elsewhere

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Corporations aide in Typhoon Haiyan relief effort

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Missing movie theaters in quarantine? Head to drive-ins at Sony Pictures and Walmart

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Salads sold at Walmart, Kroger, H-E-B with recalled onions included in new USDA public health alert

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Walmart launching drive-in movie theaters at 160 stores amid COVID-19. Here's how to reserve a parking space.

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Families mark El Paso Walmart shooting anniversary

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Drew Barrymore launching her own beauty brand

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