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Walmart’s Mexico Chief to Leave Next Year

The CEO of Wal-Mart de Mexico, widely known as Walmex, the publicly traded arm of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), will step aside next year, according to reports. Scot Rank ...
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Starbucks Gives Its Workers a Raise

In a period in which debates over the minimum wage roar and retailers consider paying their workers more, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) is among the companies that compensates its workers ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the DJIA Down

October 16, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following a sharp drop in crude oil prices overnight and a better-than-expected report on new claims for jobless benefits. St. Louis Fed ...
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Walmart Workers Now Seek $15 an Hour, Full-Time Work

Workers at nearly 1,700 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) stores have signed a petition calling on the company to raise minimum pay to $15 an hour and to provide consistent ...
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Brand Loyalty Leaders Chock Full of Techs

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, nearly half (45) are tech companies engaged in digital and social networks and products. ...
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Amazon to Add 80,000 Workers for Holidays

Not to be bested by huge brick-and-mortar store operators like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will hire 80,000 workers for the ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Sank the Market

October 15, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday as data on retail sales, the producer price index and a weak dollar weighed shares down. The doom and gloom never lifted ...
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Walmart Lowers Capex Spending, Cuts Sales Growth Estimate

Late Wednesday afternoon Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced at its investors’ day event that capital spending for the company’s next fiscal year ending in January 2016 will fall into ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top ‘Out on a Limb’ Contrarian Stocks to Buy

When the going gets tough in the equity markets, one of the best strategies for investors is to look at contrarian, or out-of-favor stock ideas. The Wall Street herd mentality ...
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Gap to Hire More Seasonal Holiday Workers Than Walmart!

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) may have recently said that star CEO Glenn Murphy would not renew his contract with the company and will retire in February, but Gap and its ...
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Costco Same-Store Sales Up 6% in Last Quarter

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) showed just how different it is from other big-box retailers that have struggled with growth. Same-store sales for the quarter that ended August 31 soared ...
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Walmart Cuts Health Benefits for Part-Timers

One day after announcing a plan to sell health insurance in about 2,700 of its more than 4,000 U.S. stores, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) said on Tuesday that it ...
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Walmart Adds Health Insurance to Smorgasbord of New Offerings

It can be difficult keeping up with the new services that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is offering in its U.S. stores. Last April, it was a deal with AutoInsurance.com, ...
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Court Rules Against Walmart in Mexican Bribery Case

What did Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) know about allegations of bribery in Mexico, and when did they know it? The retail giant will have to answer those questions in ...
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J.C. Penney Still in Trouble

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) management got a bit of good news. Moody's adjusted its outlook on the company's Corporate Family Rating from negative to stable. However, the overall ...
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