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 27countries, operating under 55 differentnames. 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.
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. Reuters - Published
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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,..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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...
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..
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..
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
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.. CBS News - Published
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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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.. USATODAY.com - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
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 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 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
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
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
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. CBS News - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published