October, 2007

WMT Headlines, Tuesday 10/30/07

Wal-Mart, the largest US retailer, is dipping its toes into online grocery sales, with the expansion of a home shipping service for products including Perrier water and free-trade coffee at Sam’s Club, its membership warehouse store. Read more of this story
The Eagles Sell Out…
In one of the most hypocritical business deals in recent memory, The Eagles will make Long Road Out Of Eden, their first studio album in almost 30 years, exclusively available at Wal-Mart stores throughout North America. Read more of this story here


Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is planning to open its first supercenter, a store with a full supermarket, in North Jersey at the former APA Transport Corp. site in North Bergen, a company spokesman confirmed Monday. The news means North Jersey’s regional supermarket chains — Pathmark, ShopRite and A&P; — could have a food fight on their hands, as the nation’s largest retailer tests the waters with one of its discount supermarkets. The store would be Wal-Mart’s third supercenter in New Jersey, and the closest to New York City. Read more of this story…