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Walmart: American multinational retailer
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 April 30, 2020, Walmart has 11,484 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.


Walmart Will Offer Low Cost Health Insurance [Video]

Walmart Will Offer Low Cost Health Insurance

Walmart has over 5,000 locations in the U.S. and 265 million customers globally. And according to Business Insider, they may be ready to give health insurance providers some competition. Walmart is..

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If fast food is essential, so are kids in school -DeSantis [Video]

If fast food is essential, so are kids in school -DeSantis

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday spoke about reopening schools and told reporters, "We spent months saying that there were certain things that were essential. That included fast-food..

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Walmart is competing with Amazon Prime by launching a new subscription service [Video]

Walmart is competing with Amazon Prime by launching a new subscription service

Business Insider reports that Walmart is set to launch Walmart+ by the end of this month. The subscription will cost $98 a year. It will offer members free same-day delivery from Walmart stores...

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Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon [Video]

Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon

Walmart is reportedly set to launch Walmart+ ...the company’s answer to Amazon Prime. Walmart + will go live later in July, after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its initial springtime launch. A..

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Walmart to soon launch Amazon Prime rival -report [Video]

Walmart to soon launch Amazon Prime rival -report

Walmart is close to launching its membership program, in direct competition to online retail giant Amazon.com's overly popular Prime service, according to a published media report, citing sources...

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Off-Duty Cop Shoots Shoplifting Suspect Eleven Times [Video]

Off-Duty Cop Shoots Shoplifting Suspect Eleven Times

An off-duty police officer in Del City, Oklahoma, opened fire on a Walmart customer who allegedly shoplifted. Newser reports the Langston University cop struggled with the suspect, who appeared to have..

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Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-Ins [Video]

Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-Ins

Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-Ins

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Former Walmart Employee Kills One, Injures Others At Walmart Distribution Center [Video]

Former Walmart Employee Kills One, Injures Others At Walmart Distribution Center

An otherwise ordinary day at work in Red Bluff, California, turned to horror on Sunday. CNN reports at least two people are dead and four are injured after a shooting at a Walmart distribution center..

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Walmart distribution center shooting leaves two dead [Video]

Walmart distribution center shooting leaves two dead

[NFA] A shooting at a Walmart distribution center in Red Bluff, California, killed at least two people and injured four others late on Saturday, officials said. Freddie Joyner has more.

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Walmart Rewards Workers [Video]

Walmart Rewards Workers

When the pandemic started many retailers rewarded their employees, or "essential workers", who continued to work. Walmart is one of the biggest employers in the country. Walmart's hourly employees,..

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Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores [Video]

Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores

Walmart said it will not display in its stores the flag of the U.S. state of Mississippi, which includes a Confederate flag emblem, and is separately reviewing if items sold on its website in Canada..

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Walmart Partners With Shopify [Video]

Walmart Partners With Shopify

Walmart’s new partnership with Shopify is a strategic move to expand its online business. According to Business Insider, Shopify provides e-commerce tools to more than one million small and large..

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Walmart, Walgreens, CVS to Stop Locking up Black Beauty Products [Video]

Walmart, Walgreens, CVS to Stop Locking up Black Beauty Products

The retail giants announced they would be halting the practice in response to nationwide protests against inequality.

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SC Police Killed Black Man Who Allegedly Shot At Them While Handcuffed [Video]

SC Police Killed Black Man Who Allegedly Shot At Them While Handcuffed

South Carolina state officials say a deadly incident began when Ariane McCree was caught shoplifting at a Walmart on November 23rd, 2020. Newser reports South Carolina police this week released a video..

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Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up 'Multicultural' Hair Products [Video]

Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up 'Multicultural' Hair Products

Walmart has been called out numerous times for locking up products marketed to Black shoppers. These products are typically categorized at Walmart as "multicultural hair products". Recently pressure..

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Walmart Reasses Damage Of Looted Stores [Video]

Walmart Reasses Damage Of Looted Stores

Several Walmart Supercenter locations and grocery-focused Neighborhood Markets were damaged by looting. According to Business Insider, Walmart is unsure if it will open all the impacted locations. A..

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USDA issues health alert for frozen taquitos and chimichangas that may contain plastic, posing choking hazard

Select José Olé, Casa Mamita and Walmart's Great Value brand frozen taquitos and chimicangas should not be consumed because may contain hard plastic.
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From 2002: Bill Geist on the road in Indiana

Aboard a well-appointed RV, “Sunday Morning” correspondent Bill Geist journeys to the Hoosier State, taking in such sights as white squirrels, the world’s biggest sycamore tree stump, and the RV..
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Walmart rolls out new 'Ask Sam' tool to store employees to help shoppers find products, prices

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McDonald's to close 200 U.S. restaurants. Here's where some of the closures are expected

McDonald's is permanently closing 200 of its 14,000 U.S. locations this year with restaurants in Walmart stores making up over half of the closures.
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Target stores to close Thanksgiving due to COVID-19 pandemic, following Walmart's holiday closing announcement

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'Holiday shopping will be different': Walmart says it will keep stores closed this Thanksgiving

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'Strike for Black Lives,' Walmart, Sam's Club will start requiring masks: 5 things to know Monday

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Home Depot joins roster of retailers requiring mask amid coronavirus resurgence

The spike in cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, has led retailers such as Walmart, CVS, Target and Home Depot to require masks.
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Masks required: Walmart, Target among retailers adding face masks requirements due to COVID-19. See the full list.

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Target, CVS to also require masks at stores nationwide, following Walmart and other retailers as COVID-19 cases rise

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Walmart to mandate masks at stores nationwide

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Kohl's to require shoppers wear masks starting Monday at stores nationwide, following Walmart, Sam's Club, Kroger

Kohl's will require shoppers wear face coverings at its more than 1,100 stores nationwide starting Monday due to rising COVID-19 cases.
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The new rule, which goes into effect on Monday, is a strong statement about wearing masks in public spaces at a time when the issue has become politicized.
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Walmart and Sam's Club to require masks nationwide starting July 20 as COVID-19 cases rise

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Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said Monday the retailer currently requires masks at 3,700 stores and a national mandate is "something that's on our minds."
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What stores and restaurants are open Fourth of July? Here's the list of businesses open or closed

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Walmart to turn 160 parking lots into drive-in movie theaters in August

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At least 2 people dead in shooting at California Walmart distribution center, report says

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Walmart, Aldi recall some Fresh Express garden salad mixes potentially linked to growing Cyclospora outbreak

Fresh Express has recalled salad mixes sold at Walmart, Hy-Vee, Aldi and Jewel-Osco that may be linked to a Cyclospora outbreak that has sickened 206.
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Walmart removing Mississippi state flag from stores amid calls to nix Confederate emblem

"We believe it's the right thing to do," a Walmart spokesperson said Tuesday.
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Ground beef sold at Walmart, other stores recalled for possible E. coli contamination

Lakeside Refrigerated Services is recalling 42,922 pounds of ground beef sold at Walmart under Marketside Butcher and meat products sold nationwide.
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Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up African-American Beauty Products

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Walmart stores will stop locking up 'multicultural' personal care products

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Walmart removes firearms, ammunition from floor display as protests rage in U.S

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Walmart extends senior hour while Kohl's, T.J. Maxx reopen with shopping time for those most at-risk of COVID-19

When are stores' senior hours? Senior hours, which started at grocery stores during the COVID-19 pandemic, continue as more retailers reopen.
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Shopping reinvented: America's stores, malls reopen with masks, curbside pickup and closed fitting rooms

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What stores and restaurants are open Memorial Day? Because of COVID-19 fewer businesses than past years

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Walmart sees online sales grow 74% during coronavirus pandemic with increased demand

COVID-19 has helped Walmart grow digital sales by 74% with increased demand for grocery pickup and delivery. The company's revenue grew by around 9%.
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Still hiring! Walmart, other superstores buck U.S. employment trend

Amid the carnage of the U.S. employment report for April was one bright spot: superstores led by Walmart Inc , the world's largest retailer, added more than 90,000 jobs.
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'Take-down' used on Walmart shopper seen without mask in viral video

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Walmart expanding Express Delivery to 1,000 stores to meet demand amid coronavirus crisis

Walmart is expanding its two-hour Express Delivery service to 1,000 more stores in mid-May and a total of 2,000 in the following weeks.
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Here's where you can still buy thermometers

Looking for thermometers online? Retailers like Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, and more still have them in stock.
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Flour for baking is hard to find—here's where you can still buy it online

If you're looking for flour for baking, you can still order some from retailers like Walmart, Bob's Red Mill, and more.
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Death toll reaches 23 from last year's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas

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'Our hearts are heavy': Final patient from El Paso Walmart shooting dies in hospital

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Walmart and Nextdoor team up with new 'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' program amid coronavirus

Walmart and Nextdoor announced new "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" program to make it easier for community members to help each other amid COVID-19.
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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says a deal is 'very close' on billions for small-business loans, Walmart will require its employees wear face coverings and more news to start your Monday.
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Walmart, Sam's Club to require employees to wear face masks starting Monday as part of coronavirus response

Walmart and Sam's Club will require employees wear masks starting Monday to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will encourage shoppers to wear masks.
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Toilet paper is selling out—here's where you can still buy it

Toilet paper can be hard when ordering online, but it's still available at retailers like Office Depot, Staples, and Walmart.
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Maryland police remind residents to wear pants to mailbox: 'This is your final warning'

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What stores are open Easter Sunday 2020? Here's the list of who is open and who will stay closed

Is Walmart open on Easter? More stores are closed for Easter because of COVID-19 including Lowe's and Trader Joe's. Here's the list of who is open.
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Estate of Walmart worker who died from COVID-19 sues for wrongful death

The family of a Walmart Inc employee in Illinois who died after contracting COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, has filed a lawsuit accusing the retail giant of failing to adequately..
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Walmart ramps up cleaning efforts after 2 Chicago-area employees die from coronavirus

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Walmart to limit how many shoppers can enter stores as part of coronavirus response

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Vice President Mike Pence visited the Walmart Distribution Center in Gordonsville, Virginia Wednesday to tour the facility and encourage the workers who operate and manage the supply chain operation...
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