Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is recreating itself to better serve customers in today's changing world of retail. "We will compete with technology, but we will win with people," CEO Doug McMillon said.
In its latest effort to compete with online giant Amazon, Walmart is testing a delivery service using its own store employees, who will deliver packages ordered online while driving home from their regular work shifts.
The lawyers who successfully represented a Southern California digital design firm in a lawsuit that resulted in a $12.4 million jury verdict last month against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have asked the U.S. District Court judge to award them court costs and attorneys’ fees.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings that beat analyst expectations, and online sales rose 63 percent on what the retailer called "organic" growth at its website.
Target, Wal-Mart and Amazon are engaged in a game of shipping tag, each trying to adjust their free threshold and other shipping strategies to a level that can lure shoppers away from one of the other.
Two former Wal-Mart employees have filed a lawsuit accusing the retailer of treating thousands of pregnant workers as "second-class citizens" by rejecting their requests to limit heavy lifting, climbing on ladders and other potentially dangerous tasks.
A federal judge orders Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Chief Executive Douglas McMillon to submit to questioning in a lawsuit by shareholders hoping to learn what he knows about suspected bribery by the world's largest retailer in Mexico.