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U.S. discount retailer based in Arkansas

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Walmart: U.S. 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, 2019, Walmart has 11,348 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% of the company's shares, and private equity firm Advent International holding 80% ownership of the company.

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Walmart, Whole Foods and Sears are open Easter Sunday. Find out where else you can shop.

If you forget a key ingredient for your Easter meal, you have some options. Walmart is open, but Target is closed.
USATODAY.com - Published

Amazon, Walmart test shopping program for food-stamp users

In a first, government pilot will allow recipients of federal food assistance to shop with major retailers online
CBS News - Published

Videos for Walmart

Walmart's New Technological Innovations [Video]Walmart's New Technological Innovations

After a number of trials, Walmart is expanding the use of four different in-store technologies to over 1,000 of its more than 4,700 US locations, this according to a corporate blog post. Business..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Mexico's Walmart Pressures Suppliers On Pricing, Forcing Some to Ditch Amazon [Video]Mexico's Walmart Pressures Suppliers On Pricing, Forcing Some to Ditch Amazon

According to Reuters, Walmart’s Mexico unit has penalized food companies supplying groceries to rival Amazon, pressure that has forced some to pull their products from the world’s largest online..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Walmart Says It's Killing A Popular Price-Matching Tool Because It Already Offers The Lowest Prices [Video]Walmart Says It's Killing A Popular Price-Matching Tool Because It Already Offers The Lowest Prices

Walmart is ending a popular price-matching tool that has resulted in hundreds of dollars in savings for some customers. Walmart sent an email to shoppers last week announcing that it would end the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

This App Makes Getting Your Financial Act Together So Much Easier [Video]This App Makes Getting Your Financial Act Together So Much Easier

These days, it's never too early, or too late, to start creating a budget and sticking to it. Fortunately, Digital Trends reports there's a terrific app to make budgeting that much easier. For some..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:01Published

Walmart's Stealthy Techniques To Get You To Spend More [Video]Walmart's Stealthy Techniques To Get You To Spend More

There are lots of reasons Walmart is the world's number one retailer. And according to Business Insider, many of them have to do with the subtle ways customers are encouraged to spend more. For..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

FDA Says 15 Major Retailers Are Selling Tobacco to Minors [Video]FDA Says 15 Major Retailers Are Selling Tobacco to Minors

The FDA said Walgreens sold more tobacco to minors than any other pharmacy it inspected, and it wants to talk about the chain's policies.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

White House to Host CEOs For Workforce Advisory Meeting [Video]White House to Host CEOs For Workforce Advisory Meeting

According to Reuters, the White House on Wednesday is hosting major chief executives who joined a Trump administration advisory board on workforce issues. The White House said the chief executives of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

U.S. grocers get another Amazon spook [Video]U.S. grocers get another Amazon spook

Amazon plans to open dozens of grocery stores across the United States as it looks to expand in the food business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Walmart's Changes to Greeter Position Could Affect Those With Disabilities [Video]Walmart's Changes to Greeter Position Could Affect Those With Disabilities

Walmart is revamping their traditional greeter position to "customer hosts". The new requirements could affect the disabled and elderly.

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:00Published

FedEx bot may soon deliver your pizza [Video]FedEx bot may soon deliver your pizza

FedEx this summer plans to begin testing a robot to handle home deliveries for partners ranging from Walmart Inc to Pizza Hut. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

A Helpful Instant Pot Buying Guide [Video]A Helpful Instant Pot Buying Guide

Are you on the hunt for an Instant Pot? The brand offers a variety of different types of pressure cookers. Digital Trends put together a breakdown of each type of Instant Pot, including their costs,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

 

Walmart to offer clothing subscription service for kids

For $48, parents can get up to five items every month and dress their kids in leading apparel brands
CBS News - Published

Pre-cut melon recalled over link to salmonella outbreak

The fruit has been sold under various brands or labels at Kroger, Walmart, Trader Joe's, Target and Whole Foods
CBS News - Published

Fresh-cut melon recalled for salmonella risk; retailers including Target, Walmart impacted

The fruit was destined for select locations of several major retailers, including Kroger, Walmart, Trader Joes, Target and Whole Foods.
USATODAY.com - Published

FDA pulls up Walmart, Kroger, others for selling tobacco to minors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it has sent letters to Walmart Inc, Kroger Co and 10 other convenience store chains for selling tobacco products to minors.
Reuters - Published

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