All posts tagged "Wal-Mart"
Powerful conservative groups influence Puerto Rico Education Department
Shareholder of firm where the gov's brother works is a Center for Education Reform board member
- Posted April 15, 2019
Wal-Mart works to close gap between itself and Amazon
Acquisition of Jet.com accelerating progress in e-commerce
- Posted May 30, 2017
Target rattles Wall Street with weak quarter, outlook
MINNEAPOLIS — Target, stung by the mass migration by its customers online and elsewhere, said its profit plummeted 43 percent during the most recent quarter as sales at its stores weakened. The coming year doesn’t look much...
- Posted February 28, 2017
Wal-Mart earnings fall, but online sales surge
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart’s fourth-quarter earnings fell nearly 18 percent as the world’s largest retailer was hurt by its investments in e-commerce and stores. But Wal-Mart saw its U.S. business accelerate — both in customer counts and...
- Posted February 21, 2017
With job announcements, firms appear to seek Trump approval
"I think Mr. Trump is doing a great job with engaging the business. We're all on the same page here."
- Posted January 18, 2017
Wal-Mart plans to invest $1.3 billion in Mexico
MEXICO CITY — Wal-Mart’s Mexico unit has announced plans to invest $1.3 billion dollars and create 10,000 jobs in expanding its logistics and distribution network in Mexico. The company stressed that the investment “was generated by profits...
- Posted December 7, 2016
Wal-Mart kicks off Cyber Monday on Friday
NEW YORK — Cyber Monday is starting earlier and earlier. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday that it’s kicking off its so-called “Cyber Monday” deals at 12:01 a.m. EST Friday for the first time ever as it aims...
- Posted November 21, 2016
Union Asks Court to Reverse Wal-Mart Trespassing Order
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A labor union is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to reverse a judge’s order barring it from trespassing on the retail giant’s property in the state, arguing that the issue needs to be...
- Posted October 20, 2016
Wal-Mart Plans to Slow New Store Openings, Invest in Online
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is planning to slow new store openings as it looks to pour more money into its online efforts, technology and store remodels. Wal-Mart closed on its more than $3 billion buyout...
- Posted October 6, 2016
Wal-Mart Completes $3 Billion-Plus Purchase of Jet.Com
NEW YORK – Wal-Mart said Monday it has completed its deal to buy fast-growing Jet.com for $3 billion in cash plus $300 million in stock, an acquisition aimed at helping the world’s largest retailer attract younger and...
- Posted September 19, 2016