After Chicago Win, Will Wal-Mart Look to New York?
Wal-Mart won the right to open two more stores in Chicago this year, but does that man the world’s largest retailer can eventually take Manhattan?
Wal-Mart Confirms Smaller Stores
The retailer confirmed that it will open medium- and smaller-sized stores beginning next year in urban areas and small towns.
Wal-Mart to End Employee Profit-Sharing in February
Wal-Mart plans to end profit-sharing contributions in February, replacing them by matching some of the dollars employees put in their 401(k) retirement plans to pare expenses. Meanwhile, they’re expecting “positive” 4Q sales.
Union Opposes Wal-Mart Expansion
A Rep of UFCW Local 152 said the union will raise objections to the company’s proposed 40,000-square foot addition plans to add a full grocery component, including produce, deli and bakery sections, and keep the store open 24 hours.
Massmart Meets Unions on Walmart Offer
Massmart executives have contacted labor unions regarding the offer by global retail giant Wal-Mart to purchase the local company for R30billion.
Wal-Mart To Boost Buying From Local Farms
Wal-Mart is planning to double the sales of fresh produce it sources from local farms in its U.S. stores by the end of 2015.
Daily Finance: 5 Fun Facts On Wal-Mart
The Top-line numbers don’t convey just how massive Wal-Mart really is. To further understand this retail giant, here are some fun facts that help illustrate its heft…
Holiday Wish: Better Sales
Although the world’s largest retailer has been losing sales to its competitors this year, they expect sales to improve in the critical holiday shopping season. “We expect positive sales results in the fourth quarter”– Mike Duke, Wal-Mart’s CEO
New Baltimore Walmart Plans Anger Some
Wal-Mart Sets Sights on San Francisco
As a part of its new “urban strategy,” the world’s largest retailer is looking to open two dozen stores in the Bay Area