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Wal-Mart Fires 450 at Headquarters

In a memo to employees at the company’s Bentonville, Ark., headquarters, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) CEO Doug McMillon announced that 450 home office staff will lose their jobs. Wal-Mart ...
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American Express Kicks Off Deal With Sam’s Club

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) announced Thursday morning that it has reached an agreement with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) under which Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club stores will begin accepting Amex ...
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GameStop to Add 28,000 Workers as Video Game Retail Thrives

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) will add 28,000 holiday workers for 2015. Buying video games from brick-and-mortar retailers has not died. As a matter of fact, the business model is thriving. ...
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Can Retailers Add 600,000 Jobs This Holiday Season?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) will add 70,000 jobs this holiday season. Most will be temporary. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will add 60,000, which seems small given it size. Kohl's ...
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Macy’s to Hire 85,000 Workers for Holiday Season

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) said Monday that the company plans to hire about 85,000 seasonal employees this year at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online ...
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Wal-Mart Worker Group Readies for Black Friday Job Actions

Demands for a wage of $15 an hour and full-time work will again be the focus of job actions by a worker group organized to push for the changes at ...
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Do Wal-Mart’s 60,000 New Employees Help the Economy?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will add 60,000 new "seasonal" workers, which is the start of holiday additions by big-box retailers and department stores. Industry analysts expect these retailers will ...
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Toys R Us Loses Hundreds of Millions of Dollars, Again

Pounded by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and big-box retailers like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), troubled Toys R Us continues to bleed. Revenue was flat ...
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Retailers May Add 750,000 Jobs for Holidays

The strength of retail sales in the fourth quarter of each year is a benchmark for how well the U.S. consumer economy is doing. Over the past ten years, the ...
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Using Club Stores and Senior Discounts to Save Money

Groucho Marx once said that he would not want to be a member of any club that would have him for a member. He might not have been so hasty ...
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How Yahoo Can Lighten Its Tax Load: Be More Like Apple and Google

Economist Ludwig von Mises once said that capitalism breathes through tax loopholes. Loopholes get a bad rap because they are perceived as “unfair.” But loopholes are the natural outcome of ...
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As Macy’s Closes Stores, Watch JC Penney and Sears

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) will close as many as 40 stores next year, which the company says represents only 1% of its revenue. The department store chain has 770 stores, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA Higher Tuesday

September 8, 2015: Markets opened higher on Tuesday following reports that the Chinese government would pump more liquidity into the equity market. China’s trade data was mixed: the balance rose ...
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Can Wal-Mart Support 5,200 Stores?

Added up, all of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) retail outlets in the United States total 5,200. This includes all Wal-Mart store formats, from supercenters to discount stores and the ...
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The 20 Most Dominant Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Investments

Warren Buffett has been busy making some key acquisitions for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) and changing some of its largest investments. Just as he discloses his investment in yet ...
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