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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 April 30, 2019, Walmart has 11,368 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, 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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3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic

Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated communities.
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Ragu recalls pasta sauce sold nationwide that may contain plastic

Five types of the pasta sauce are being recalled nationwide, including at retailers such as Walmart
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British Supermarket Blames Rainy Weather For Poor Barbecue Sales [Video]British Supermarket Blames Rainy Weather For Poor Barbecue Sales

A British supermarket is blaming bad weather for disappointing sales of summer products. Sainsbury's suffered a 3.1% drop in sales of general merchandise. "The weather was very unhelpful" and resulted..

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Walmart Increases Minimum Age Required To Purchase Tobacco And E-Cigarette Products [Video]Walmart Increases Minimum Age Required To Purchase Tobacco And E-Cigarette Products

Walmart recently raised the minimum age required to purchase tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 years old to 21 years old. Business Insider reports the company will also be discontinuing..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Retailers Poised To Challenge Amazon On Prime Day [Video]Retailers Poised To Challenge Amazon On Prime Day

Amazon Prime day is approaching. For two days Amazon will have incredible deals for Prime members. Geek.com reports that some retailers will challenge Amazon with sales of their own. Target, eBay, and..

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High Levels Of Arsenic In Bottled Water Sold At Whole Foods And Walmart [Video]High Levels Of Arsenic In Bottled Water Sold At Whole Foods And Walmart

Recent testing completed by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) found "high levels" of arsenic in bottled water brands owned by Whole Foods and Keurig Dr Pepper. Exposure to the contaminant has..

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High Arsenic Levels Found In Bottled Water At Whole Foods, Target, Walmart [Video]High Arsenic Levels Found In Bottled Water At Whole Foods, Target, Walmart

Huff Post reports the Center for Environmental Health has found high levels of arsenic in two bottled water brands sold at major grocery stores. In a press release on Tuesday, the California nonprofit..

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Walmart To Pay Millions In Settlement [Video]Walmart To Pay Millions In Settlement

Walmart has agreed to pay more than $282 million to settle bribery allegations. These were brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the US Department of Justice. The SEC charged Walmart..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Walmart Slashes Price Of HP Desktop And Monitor Bundle [Video]Walmart Slashes Price Of HP Desktop And Monitor Bundle

Father's Day is quickly approaching and if the special dad in your life is tech savvy, you could score big savings. Walmart just slashed the price of a nicely equipped, desktop computer bundle..

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Walmart Will Test In-Home Grocery Delivery This Fall [Video]Walmart Will Test In-Home Grocery Delivery This Fall

Walmart will be testing an in-home delivery option for online grocery orders starting this fall. Test sites will reportedly include Kansas City, Missouri; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Vero Beach,..

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Walmart to stock groceries in your frig [Video]Walmart to stock groceries in your frig

Walmart workers will deliver groceries ordered online directly to shoppers' refrigerator. As Fred Katayama reports, customers control access to their homes and can watch the delivery being made on..

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Walmart Employees Can Now Stock Your Fridge [Video]Walmart Employees Can Now Stock Your Fridge

Geek.com reports that Walmart is taking online grocery delivery one step further. In the fall, over a million customers in Vero Beach, Florida, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Kansas City, Missouri can..

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Walmart Has Blenders On Sale [Video]Walmart Has Blenders On Sale

Interested in stepping up your smoothie or milkshake game? Walmart may be of help. Digitial Trends reports that the retail giant is having a big sale on personal smoothie blenders. Some of the deals..

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Walmart Offers Sizzling Deals On LG And Frigidaire Air Conditioners [Video]Walmart Offers Sizzling Deals On LG And Frigidaire Air Conditioners

Summer is almost here and the temperature is beginning to climb. If you don't have an air conditioner, now is probably a good time to purchase one. Digital Trends reports that Walmart is currently..

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How tariffs are squeezing the U.S. furniture business [Video]How tariffs are squeezing the U.S. furniture business

Joseph Shame of Delta Children is among more than a dozen furniture retailers, manufacturers, and vendors who told Reuters they are taking steps to mitigate the impact to their businesses from the..

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Democratics Could Jeopardize Must-Win Colorado Senate Seat [Video]Democratics Could Jeopardize Must-Win Colorado Senate Seat

DENVER — Democrats are struggling to nail down A-list recruits in Senate races across the country. But here in Colorado, they have the opposite problem: A field of candidates so big that the primary..

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Best Buy warns of higher prices from tariffs [Video]Best Buy warns of higher prices from tariffs

Best Buy warned any new U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports would boost prices for shoppers. As Fred Katayama reports, it's trying to mitigate any impact by buying products before any duties go into..

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The best Walmart deals that compete with Prime Day

Walmart has some great deals that are as good as Amazon's this Prime Day. We've found the best ones for you.
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Walmart, eBay and others banking on Amazon Prime Day, too

Rivals to Amazon are hitching their sales to the two-day Prime Day event -- and there's evidence it may pay off
CBS News - Published

Walmart unveils sales deals to compete with Amazon Prime Day

Walmart rolled out its answer to rival Amazon's Prime Day. The retail giant's big Summer Savings event runs through Wednesday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Let's face it, Walmart has already lost its battle with Amazon

Walmart has adapted somewhat to meet the Amazon omnichannel challenge, but it's unwilling to fundamentally change how it operates.
USATODAY.com - Published

These stores offer teachers discounts and are holding events. Is your favorite included?

Target, Walmart, Michaels, Barnes & Noble and other stores are offering teachers discounts or holding events. Find out if your store is participating.
USATODAY.com - Published

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