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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 January 31, 2020, Walmart has 11,503 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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Walmart starts temperature checks in safety ramp-up [Video]

Walmart starts temperature checks in safety ramp-up

Walmart said on Tuesday it would start taking the temperature of employees as it addresses growing safety concerns among retail workers laboring through the coronavirus outbreak. The move comes as..

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Walmart Will Pay Close to $550 Million in Employee Bonuses [Video]

Walmart Will Pay Close to $550 Million in Employee Bonuses

Referred to as a "mini-stimulus" by one of Walmart's executive vice presidents, the cash bonuses will be paid out to hourly employees.

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Walmart Opens First Drive-thru Testing Sites [Video]

Walmart Opens First Drive-thru Testing Sites

Walmart Walmart's first coronavirus testing sites opened on Sunday in Northlake and Joliet, Illinois. The sites are currently serving first responders and healthcare workers and can administer up to..

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Dow nearly erases "Trump bump"

Wall Street extended its deep sell-off Wednesday, and the Dow nearly erased the gains it made under U.S. President Donald Trump. Fred Katayama reports.

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Walmart Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Sites, 'Far Edge' Of Parking Lots [Video]

Walmart Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Sites, 'Far Edge' Of Parking Lots

Tim Boyle/Getty Images Walmart is working with the federal government to set up drive-thru coronavirus testing sites in some of its stores' parking lots. Locations and timing of the testing sites will..

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Walmart Enacts Emergency Leave Policy in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak [Video]

Walmart Enacts Emergency Leave Policy in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

Walmart has announced the deployment of a new emergency leave policy for their 1.4 million hourly US workers.

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Misleading recycling labels found on plastic products: Greenpeace [Video]

Misleading recycling labels found on plastic products: Greenpeace

A new report by Greenpeace published on February 18 has found that several companies in the U.S. are misleading consumers by adding incorrect recycling labels onto their plastic products.

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Dow, S&P 500 hurt by Apple warning [Video]

Dow, S&P 500 hurt by Apple warning

Investors pushed the Dow and S&P 500 lower after Apple warned sales will underwhelm due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on store traffic and production in China. Conway G. Gittens has the..

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Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch [Video]

Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch

Key events for Wall Street next week include quarterly results from retail giant Walmart, monthly home construction and resale data, as well as any updates on the coronavirus outbreak in China. Conway..

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Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning [Video]

Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning

Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond plummeted in early trading Wednesday after the home furnishings retailer warned of a steep drop in sales. Fred Katayama reports.

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El Paso shooter faces 90 federal charges [Video]

El Paso shooter faces 90 federal charges

The Texas man accused of killing 22 people in a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart last year has been charged with 90 counts of federal hate crime. Gloria Tso reports.

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El Paso shooter faces 90 hate crime charges [Video]

El Paso shooter faces 90 hate crime charges

The Texas man accused of killing 22 people in a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart last year has been charged with 90 counts of federal hate crime. Gloria Tso reports.

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Wait, someone's hiring? Amazon, Walmart are among companies adding workers during coronavirus crisis

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Need a job amid coronavirus crisis? Walmart announces plan to add 150,000 employees to meet 'demand in our stores'

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Walmart to hire 150,000 workers as shoppers surge on coronavirus fears

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Walmart cuts hours at 24-hour stores and other locations nationwide starting Sunday due to coronavirus

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Trump is pledging to speed up coronavirus testing by bringing together leaders from Walmart, CVS, LabCorp

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Coronavirus rationing: Target, Walmart limit purchases of hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, toilet paper

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Walmart Says It’s Not Lowering Forecast Because of Coronavirus

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Two police officers injured, suspect killed during Walmart shooting in Arkansas

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At least 3 people shot at Walmart Supercenter in Arkansas, police say

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Walmart admits layaway donation from Bears linebacker Khalil Mack was misused

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