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Comparisons to Peer Groups Hike CEO Pay

by Mark Friedman 10/15/2012 12:00 am

The practice known as peer group compensation benchmarking is the reason CEO pay has climbed to stratospheric levels in the last two decades, according to a recent study.

Wal-Mart's Future: World’s Largest Retailer Marches Toward $500 Billion in Annual Sales

by Mark Friedman 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The future looks bright for continued sales growth for the retail chain, which has more than 4,400 stores in the Unites States and more than 5,600 locations scattered across 26 countries.

Warren Stephens: Inside the Wal-Mart Culture

by Gwen Moritz 7/2/2012 12:00 am

Wal-Mart's corporate culture has kept alive Sam Walton's style of frugality.

After Sam: Did Wal-Mart Lose Its Way After Walton Died?

by Mark Friedman 7/2/2012 12:00 am

Some put the blame of stagnant domestic same-store sales on Wal-Mart’s management team, saying it has drifted away from Walton’s essential philosophy of offering the lowest price.

Sustainability Efforts Mean Big Environmental Impact at Wal-Mart

by Todd Traub 7/2/2012 12:00 am

In 2005 Wal-Mart launched its sustainability program, designed to encourage corporate environmental responsibility. In attempting to take leadership on the issue and drive the global conversation, Wal-Mart established three broad goals: to be supplied 100 percent by renewable energy, create zero waste and to sell products that sustain people and the environment.