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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 July 31, 2019, Walmart has 11,389 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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Grand jury indicts El Paso Walmart shooting suspect on capital murder charge

The man suspected in last month's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso was formally indicted on a capital murder charge.  
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Grand jury indicts man accused of killing 22 people at Texas Walmart: reports

A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted a man accused of killing 22 people in an August shooting at Walmart in El Paso, Texas, who had told authorities he was targeting Mexicans, local media reported.
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Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused Of Killing 22 In El Paso Walmart [Video]Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused Of Killing 22 In El Paso Walmart

Shooting suspect Patrick Crusius was indicted for capital murder Thursday in an El Paso courtroom. Crusius is charged with capital murder for a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas...

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CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports [Video]CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports

More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and..

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Climate fears hit sales of burgers and coke [Video]Climate fears hit sales of burgers and coke

Consumers worried about the environment are cutting their spending on meat and bottled drinks and trying to reduce plastic waste, and this trend is set to accelerate as climate concerns mount, a global..

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Trump presents Dayton police officers with medal of valor [Video]Trump presents Dayton police officers with medal of valor

President Trump on Monday, presented six police officers, who stopped the gunman in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio last month, with the Medal of Valor and Heroic Commendations. Rough cut (no reporter..

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CVS Says No More Open Carry Inside Store [Video]CVS Says No More Open Carry Inside Store

CVS is banning customers from openly carrying firearms in its stores. The drug store chain's announcement comes on the heels of that of its rival, Walgreens. Both decisions are due to the ripple effect..

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Walmart to end sales of ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons [Video]Walmart to end sales of ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons

Walmart on Tuesday said it would discontinue sales of some ammunition - for short-barrel rifles and handguns - in stores across the United States, in response to the mass shootings in Texas last month..

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Weak factory data weigh on Wall Street [Video]Weak factory data weigh on Wall Street

U.S. stocks fell Tuesday as investors worried about global growth prospects after data showed U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since 2016 and the United States and China..

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Walmart Tests Healthcare Waters With Pilot Project Clinic [Video]Walmart Tests Healthcare Waters With Pilot Project Clinic

Walmart's first standalone primary care clinic will be piloted in Dallas, Georgia. Dubbed Walmart Health, it will be housed in a building next to Walmart's retail store. According to Business Insider,..

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At least 5 killed in Texas shooting: Police [Video]At least 5 killed in Texas shooting: Police

Five people were killed, including a shooter, and around 21 were injured in a gun rampage in the cities of Midland and Odessa in west Texas on Saturday, police said. Gavino Garay reports.

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Walmart Has Just Announced What Your Kid Will Want For Christmas This Year [Video]Walmart Has Just Announced What Your Kid Will Want For Christmas This Year

Walmart has just released its list of the top-rated toys for the upcoming 2019 holiday season. The 48 products, from dolls to scooters to laptops, are going to be particularly in-demand this year...

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Target surges on same-day service [Video]Target surges on same-day service

Target shares jumped over 18% to a record high after reporting surging profit, revenue, and same-store sales. As Fred Katayama reports, its investments in faster deliveries are paying off, attracting..

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Get A Discounted Apple iPad Pro At Walmart Now [Video]Get A Discounted Apple iPad Pro At Walmart Now

If you’re planning to get an iPad, today is an ideal time to secure a deal on the 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Prices of all variants from 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB are massively reduced on Walmart. The iPad Pro..

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UK: online boosts retail, but ASDA warns on Brexit [Video]UK: online boosts retail, but ASDA warns on Brexit

British retail sales unexpectedly edged up in July, helped by strong online spending. But ASDA, the UK supermarket arm of Walmart, has become the latest to warn on how Brexit uncertainty is hitting..

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Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy [Video]Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker revealed his solution for combating white supremacy. If he was elected he said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes. The..

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Maersk warns trade war could hurt shipping [Video]Maersk warns trade war could hurt shipping

The world's biggest container shipping line beat expectations in its latest earnings, but Maersk says the China-U.S. trade war could still hurt. Julian Satterthwaite reports

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Apparently, Threatening To Shoot Up Walmarts Is All The Rage [Video]Apparently, Threatening To Shoot Up Walmarts Is All The Rage

A man was arrested at home in south Texas on Saturday for making a terrorist threat involving a local Walmart. According to Newser, police say the man had said he planned a shooting at the store that..

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Major Companies Are Giving Back To El Paso [Video]Major Companies Are Giving Back To El Paso

Community members and corporations are coming together to support El Paso, Texas. This is following the mass shooting that left 22 dead in a Walmart on August 3. Nearly $1 million in donations has..

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Petition By Walmart Employee Reaches 45,000 Signatures [Video]Petition By Walmart Employee Reaches 45,000 Signatures

A petition started by a junior Walmart worker in California protests the retailer’s sale of firearms. This is after three mass shootings over the weekend left 38 people dead in Texas, Ohio, and..

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Panic in Times Square after motorcycle backfire [Video]Panic in Times Square after motorcycle backfire

A motorcycle backfiring in New York's Times Square on Tuesday night sent crowds running in fear, following a cluster of deadly mass shootings in the U.S. that has put many people on edge. Rough Cut (no..

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Walmart Employee Thinks Workers Should Strike Until The Company Ends Gun Sales [Video]Walmart Employee Thinks Workers Should Strike Until The Company Ends Gun Sales

Walmart employee Thomas Marshall sent out a mass email to workers urging them to strike until the company ends gun sales. The email was sent in the wake of the El Paso, Texas, shooting in which a..

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8Chan's creator hopes to destroy 8Chan's creator hopes to destroy "Frankenstein" creation after mass shooting

The creator of online messaging board 8chan has said he regrets creating the site, which has links to hate-driven killings in the United States and New Zealand. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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‘It broke my heart’ El Paso victim remembered [Video]‘It broke my heart’ El Paso victim remembered

Several hundred students, teachers and relatives filled a high school athletic stadium in Texas on Monday to honor the youngest of 22 killed in a shooting rampage police suspect was driven by racism...

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"It broke my heart" - El Paso shooting victim remembered by school friends

Friends and family of a Texas high school student killed in a shooting rampage at an El Paso Walmart store remembered him at a memorial on the school's football field on Monday. Rough cut (no reporter..

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Walmart Pressured To Stop Gun Sales [Video]Walmart Pressured To Stop Gun Sales

Walmart Inc said no change will be made in its policy on gun sales after three mass shootings over the weekend. Guns Down America, an advocacy group, began a petition to urge more change at Walmart on..

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Stores Could Just Ban Guns, but Open-Carry Foes Back Requests as a Step

Gun control groups applauded moves by Walmart and others, while gun rights groups seem unworried. Retailers say they were trying to strike a balance.
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More Retail Chains Ask Customers Not to Carry Guns Openly

CVS, Walgreens and Wegmans joined Walmart and Kroger in asking customers not to openly carry firearms.
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Which stores besides Walmart, Kroger want you to leave guns at home

Walmart and Kroger join other chains that are carrying out policies and posting signs asking customers to not openly carry guns in their stores.
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'We need change:' El Paso mass shooting survivors file lawsuit against Walmart

A lawsuit was filed by two victims claiming that Walmart failed to have proper security in place to prevent the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso.
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Couple wounded in El Paso mass shooting sues Walmart

A couple wounded in the Aug. 3 mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, has sued the retailer, claiming the store lacked proper security, in what their lawyers called the first lawsuit over the..
Reuters - Published

Family sues Walmart after both parents were shot in El Paso attack

Lawsuit alleges the retailer failed to protect customers — father remains hospitalized in critical condition,
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Walmart to stop some ammunition sales

After two shootings at Walmart stores this summer, the retailer is now announcing plans to stop selling certain types of ammunition. It's also asking that customers stop openly carrying guns into its..
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Will Walmart's new ammo policy reduce guns on the street?

Because most firearms sales stem from thousands of small gun shops or gun shows, Walmart's impact is unclear
CBS News - Published

Kroger joins Walmart: Asks customers not to openly carry guns in stores even where legal

Retail giants Kroger and Walmart are asking customers to stop openly carrying firearms in their stores, even in areas where it is legal to do so. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.  
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AP Top Stories September 4

Here's the latest for Wednesday September 4th: Flood victims rescued in Bahamas; Dorian moves along East Coast; California boat fire search crews find more remains; Walmart says it will stop selling..
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Walmart halts ammunition sales for assault-style rifles; Kroger calls for gun safety

Walmart Inc, the nation's largest retailer, said on Tuesday it would stop selling ammunition for handguns and some assault-style rifles in all its stores across the United States, and called for action..
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Kroger joins Walmart in asking shoppers to leave guns home

The announcement comes after Walmart made a declaration and follows a wave of mass shootings that have struck at both retailers and across America.
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Hurricane Dorian store closings, reopenings: Are Target, Walmart, Publix open?

Retailers are watching Hurricane Dorian's forecast and announcing store closures or reopenings. Here's how to find when stores are closed or opening.
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Walmart changes gun ammunition sales policy

A month after 22 people were fatally shot at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, the retailer is requesting that customers refrain from openly carrying guns into its stores. The company also plans to stop..
CBS News - Published

Walmart to stop selling ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons

Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it would discontinue sales of ammunition for handguns and some assault-style rifles in stores across the United States, in response to the recent mass shootings in Texas and..
Reuters - Published

Walmart to no longer sell certain ammunition, ask customers to stop open carry in stores

Walmart will stop selling certain forms of ammunition, and call on Congress, Trump to pass background checks legislation
USATODAY.com - Published

Walmart to stop selling short-barrel rifle ammunition

Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it would discontinue sales of some ammunition in stores across the United States, in response to the mass shootings in Texas last month that killed several people.
Reuters - Published

Visitors at El Paso memorial ask how many more have to die after latest Texas shooting

People paying their respects at the memorial in El Paso to the Walmart shooting victims say the Odessa attack raises the same fears and questions.
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‘My World Has Now Stopped’: How One Family Is Recovering From a Mass Shooting

Mario De Alba was wounded in the massacre at an El Paso Walmart this month. He remains hospitalized, and his relatives have uprooted their lives in Mexico to be with him.
NYTimes.com - Published

Locked in battle with Amazon, Walmart is wooing millennials

Retail giant is targeting tech-savvy shoppers through new services like grocery delivery and a BuzzFeed partnership
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Walmart courts tech-savvy millennials in bid to spruce up brand

Seeking to drive growth, the world's biggest retailer is wooing tech-savvy shoppers and trying to spruce up its brand. Here are four ways Walmart is courting millennial consumers.
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Viral Blue Bell saga continues: Third ice cream licker arrested in Texas

D'Adrien Anderson, 24, posted a viral video of himself licking a carton of Blue Bell ice cream at a Walmart in Port Arthur, Texas. He was arrested.
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Walmart and other retailers face a new front on gun sales: Lawsuits

Nation's biggest retailer has settled with at least two families of people killed in a mass shooting
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Walmart to Overhaul and Reopen El Paso Store Where 22 People Were Killed

The renovated store will include a memorial to the victims and should be ready by the holidays, Walmart said.
NYTimes.com - Published

Walmart to reopen, renovate El Paso store with memorial to shooting victims

The El Paso store is expected to reopen in three to four months, and Walmart plans to add a memorial for the shooting victims, officials say.  
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Walmart sues Tesla over fires at stores with its solar panels

The retailer alleges the solar panels caught fire at seven stores, resulting in millions of dollars in damages
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Man whose wife died in El Paso shooting gets new car after SUV was stolen

Antonio Basco received a new car from an El Paso car dealership after his SUV was stolen and wrecked hours after his wife's funeral over the weekend. His wife was one of the victims in the Walmart..
CBS News - Published

El Paso mass shooting suspect on suicide watch

Patrick Crusius is accused of opening fire at the Walmart in east El Paso on Aug. 3, killing 22 people and wounding or injuring dozens of others
CBS News - Published

Renewed scrutiny on gun policies for retailers after El Paso mass shooting

After the recent mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, there is a renewed focus on gun policies allowing retailers to let their customers be armed. Now one woman is challenging supermarket..
CBS News - Published

Hundreds answer husband's viral post to attend funeral of El Paso mass shooting victim

Margie Reckard, one of 22 killed in the El Paso Walmart mass shooting, was honored by more than a thousand people.
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Protests against Walmart, BMW Championship, Obama high school jersey auction: 5 things to know this weekend

Gun protests planned against Walmart stores, Tiger Woods faces huge task at the BMW Championship and more things to start your weekend right.
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Woman sues Kroger over gun policy after father's murder

The mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso has brought attention to the gun policies of major retailers. One woman is challenging Kroger after her father was murdered. Jericka Duncan reports.
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'Purely innocent': No regrets from man who walked into Walmart with body armor, loaded weapons

Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, is charged with making a terrorist threat after the Aug. 8 incident at a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri.  
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Walmart CEO: Time to debate an assault weapons ban

America's largest retailer estimates it represents about 2% of the U.S. firearms market and about 20% of ammo sales
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'Hate will not overcome love', El Paso shooting memorial attendees told

With “El Paso Strong” shirts on and with the sun setting behind them, thousands of people crowded into a baseball stadium in the town on Wednesday evening to remember the 22 people killed by a..
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Weekend of action planned to pressure Walmart to stop selling guns

Guns Down America, AFT and others will rally at Walmart stores this weekend to pressure the retailer to stop selling guns and push for gun reforms
USATODAY.com - Published

Targeted in Walmart attack, Hispanics in El Paso flock to firearms classes

More El Paso residents than ever before crowded into a class over the weekend to become certified to carry a concealed gun in public in Texas after this month's mass shooting at a Walmart store that..
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Man accused of threatening customers with pellet gun at North Carolina Walmart

Police in North Carolina say no shots were fired and nobody was hurt when a man with a pellet gun threatened customers inside a Walmart.
USATODAY.com - Published

Ex-military lawmakers: Bring back assault weapons ban. Stop easy access to weapons of war.

We’ve never fought for anyone's right to turn a high school, synagogue, concert, church or Walmart into a battlefield. All rights come with safeguards.
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'Don't go to Walmart': Florida man arrested after threat involving AR-15, police say

Authorities say they believe the man follows a white supremacist ideology.
USATODAY.com - Published

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