Tagged: apple inc.

Apple Car: A Ripening Idea (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 4/7/2014 12:00 am

The Tesla Model S electric car costs $70,000. The Apple iPhone 5s costs from $199 to $399, depending on the gigabyte storage. But they both use lithium-ion batteries. And that may be the common denominator linking the two companies.

Wal-Mart 28th on 'Admired Companies' List

by Lance Turner 2/27/2014 9:38 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is ranked 28th on Fortune magazine's annual list of the country's "most admired companies."

Obama Asks CEOs From Wal-Mart, Apple, Others for Help Hiring Long-Term Jobless

by Associated Press 1/31/2014 11:00 am

President Barack Obama is asking major corporations for their help in putting the long-term unemployed back to work. CEOs from companies like Apple, Wal-Mart, Visa and Boeing are heading to the White House on Friday to deliver commitments to do their part.

Wal-Mart to Launch Smartphone Trade-In Program

by Associated Press 9/10/2013 4:41 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching a smartphone trade-in program later this month that will help consumers trade up to the newest phones available.

Cutting the Cable: One Way Pay TV Operators Are Discouraging Disruption

by Lance Turner 11/13/2012 1:34 pm

The Wall Street Journal brings us aspiring cable TV "cord-cutters" all back down to Earth with news of what many suspected would happen soon anyway.

How Competitors Are Responding to Wal-Mart's New Black Friday Plans

by Lance Turner 11/8/2012 10:09 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is upping the ante on the holiday shopping season, planning to open its doors open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than a year ago. So how are competitors responding?