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Walmart: U.S.-based multinational discount retailer based in Arkansas
Walmart Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores, headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses. As of October 31, 2019, Walmart has 11,438 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating under 55 different names. The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Canada, and South Africa. Since August 2018, Walmart only holds a minority stake in Walmart Brasil, which was renamed Grupo Big in August 2019, with 20 percent of the company's shares, and private equity firm Advent International holding 80 percent ownership of the company.

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Police identify the mystery hero who saved baby from mass shooting at El Paso Walmart

In addition to carrying a baby to safety, Lazaro Ponce ran back in the store to treat the wounded, police said.
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Walmart testing higher minimum wage for some employees

Walmart Inc is testing a higher starting wage for certain newly created jobs in about 500 U.S. stores, as it looks to improve in-store experience for customers amid intense competition.
Reuters - Published

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Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge [Video]Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge

India's trade minister remains unimpressed with Amazon's $1 billion investment, as Jeff Bezos continues his charm offensive tour visit to the country. Adam Reed reports.

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Meghan Markle's dad accuses her of destroying royal family [Video]Meghan Markle's dad accuses her of destroying royal family

Meghan Markle's dad accuses her and Prince Harry of destroying the royal family. Thomas Markle said they'd turned it into a Walmart with a crown on it Report by Barnesj. Like us on Facebook at..

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Judge: Walmart Should Have Been Paying Its Drivers For Breaks All Along [Video]Judge: Walmart Should Have Been Paying Its Drivers For Breaks All Along

Walmart truck drivers should have been paid for their rest breaks, and now the company is going to have to pay up. According to Business Insider, the drivers are the latest to win in federal court for..

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Mexico City goes back to the future with plastic bag ban [Video]Mexico City goes back to the future with plastic bag ban

Mexico City's new ban on plastic bags has inspired visions of a journey back in time even as local makers of the packaging worry they could become obsolete. Jonah Green reports.

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Retailers rush to comply with California privacy law [Video]Retailers rush to comply with California privacy law

U.S. retailers like Walmart will add "Do Not Sell My Info" links to their websites and signage in stores starting January, sources said. Fred Katayama reports.

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Walmart, Trader Joe's, Costco, Kroger Egg Products Recalled [Video]Walmart, Trader Joe's, Costco, Kroger Egg Products Recalled

Hard-boiled eggs from a production facility in Georgia have been recalled. The recall was initiated after the eggs were linked to an ongoing listeria outbreak. The recall spans products from over 30..

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Walmart Aiming To Eliminate 1 Gigaton Of Greenhouse Gases [Video]Walmart Aiming To Eliminate 1 Gigaton Of Greenhouse Gases

Walmart Aiming To Eliminate 1 Gigaton Of Greenhouse Gases

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KFC to Bring Back 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog [Video]KFC to Bring Back 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog

In honor of the holiday season, KFC is officially re-releasing their 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog exclusively at Walmart.

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Wall Street inches higher [Video]Wall Street inches higher

Wall Street eked out slight gains Thursday as investors waited for concrete news on a hoped-for interim trade deal between the United States and China. Fred Katayama reports.

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Cyber Monday is on track to smash record [Video]Cyber Monday is on track to smash record

Holiday shoppers have already been flocking to the internet but Cyber Monday is still expected to see record sales. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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Vigilante dads who posed as children to catch predators deemed unlawful by police

Dads Against Predators has posted three videos, including one showing a group confronting a man and asking why he is meeting a boy at a Walmart.
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Man says he's the mystery hero from El Paso Walmart shooting: 'Very good possibility it's him'

A man has come forward, saying he's the one who saved a baby from gunfire at a Walmart in El Paso. Police say there's a "good possibility it's him."
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Nostalgia play: Pricey foldable Motorola Razr goes on presale Jan. 26, at Verizon, Walmart

In its heyday, Motorola's clamshell became a fashionista status symbol. This latest $1499.99 version is a foldable-screen Android handset.
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The most amazing Super Bowl TV deals at Walmart, Amazon, Best Buy, and more

The Super Bowl is coming, and you can score incredible TV deals from top brands like Samsung, LG, TCL, and more.
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Walmart apologizes for 'inappropriate' joke about 'Fast and the Furious' actor Paul Walker

Social media users are furious with Walmart for an "inappropriate" tweet about actor Paul Walker and a speeding car. The retail giant has apologized.
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Walmart admits layaway donation from Bears linebacker Khalil Mack was misused

Khalil Mack, a Bears linebacker, donated $80,000 to his hometown Walmart to be used toward layaway debt. Walmart admitted $20,000 was misused.
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India greets Amazon founder Jeff Bezos with an antitrust complaint

india greets amazon founder jeff bezos with an antitrust complaint
Written by Vindu Goel Amazon’s founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, is visiting India this week for the first time in more than five years. Instead of garlands, India’s government is welcoming..
WorldNews - Published

Walmart sacks 56 executives in India as part of restructuring

Walmart Inc, the world's largest retailer, has fired 56 of its executives in India as it restructures in the country.
Reuters - Published

Bugs in aisle 5: Bed bugs found crawling around Pennsylvania Walmart; cops are investigating

Police in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, are investigating after Walmart employees found pill bottles filled with bed bugs.
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Bedbugs 'deliberately released' at Walmart in Pennsylvania

Police investigate after the blood-sucking pests are found inside clothing and a men's fitting room.
BBC News - Published

Police Investigating the Release of Bedbugs at a Walmart

Pill bottles filled with bedbugs were left inside a Pennsylvania Walmart, the authorities said.
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New Year's Eve shopping: When Apple, Ikea, Target, Barnes & Noble and more are open

What time does Target close on New Year's Eve? What about Walmart? Here's when major retailers are open Dec. 31 for holiday returns and more.
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'Do Not Sell My Info': U.S. retailers rush to comply with California privacy law

U.S. retailers including Walmart Inc will add "Do Not Sell My Info" links to their websites and signage in stores starting Jan. 1, allowing California shoppers to understand for the first time what..
Reuters - Published

Lafayette: Plane crashes near Walmart supermarket

The small plane crashed west of Lafayette airport in Louisiana on Saturday morning.
BBC News - Published

US mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings

us mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings
WASHINGTON: The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter. Five months later, 12 people were killed in a workplace..
WorldNews - Published

What's open Christmas Day? The list includes CVS, Starbucks and 7-Eleven — but not Walmart

Is Walmart open Christmas 2019? No, but CVS, Walgreens and convenience stores are. For restaurants, select Starbucks and Dunkin' are open Wednesday.
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Egg recall: Hard-boiled eggs, egg products recalled from Walmart, Trader Joe's, more stores nationwide

Hard-boiled eggs and egg products supplied by Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia are being recalled nationwide related to a listeria outbreak.
USATODAY.com - Published

The Town That Lost Its Walmart

For a small town in Texas, the three-decade presence of the world’s largest retailer was a point of civic pride. Then, 18 months ago, all that changed.
NYTimes.com - Published

Christmas Eve shopping hours: Here's when major retailers are open for last-minute shoppers

What time does Walmart close on Christmas Eve? What are Target's hours? Here's when department stores and discount retailers' hours for Dec. 24.
USATODAY.com - Published

Last-minute holiday shopping? Here's when Best Buy, Walmart, Costco are open Christmas Eve

When are stores open Christmas Eve? What grocery stores are open late? Find out Christmas Eve store hours for Kohl's, Lowe's, Macy's, Apple and more.
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The best last-minute holiday sales to shop this weekend

There's still time to get some last-minute shopping done this weekend, as retailers like Target, Walmart, and more have amazing deals on last-minute gifts.
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Stop shaming Lizzo. Let her live her life

If I heard my Billboard chart-topping song on the loudspeakers at a Lakers game or at Walmart in aisle 3, I'd twerk some too!
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Walmart will continue accepting paper prescriptions in 2021, but for how long?

Just as the days of printed receipts are numbered, so are paper prescriptions. Several states will require electronic or e-prescriptions in 2020.
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'Let It Snow' sweater, depicting Santa with lines of cocaine, is one of year's products gone wrong

A Santa sweater sold at Walmart's Canada website is one of 2019's "products gone wrong," that also includes items deemed tone deaf or inappropriate.
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KFC's fried chicken scented firelog available at Walmart.com, while supplies last

Perfect White Elephant gift? KFC's 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog is back. Plus, Denny's has 50 cents pancakes and Burger King has a new contest.
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The best Cyber Monday deals you can shop at Amazon, Walmart, and more

Cyber Monday is officially here and you can get incredible deals on Apple Airpods, iPhones, iRobot Roombas, clothing and so much more.
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Sia surprises shoppers at Walmart

Singer Sia spread some holiday cheer at a Palm Spring Walmart Thursday. She showed up without her wig on and bought items for shoppers, who could barely recognize her without her face covered.
CBS News - Published

Sia buys items for Walmart shoppers

The singer wasn't wearing her signature wig, so most people didn't recognize her when she surprised them.
CBS News - Published

Walmart announces Cyber Monday deals with savings on TVs, laptop, toys and more

Missed out on Walmart's Black Friday doorbusters Thanksgiving? Walmart officials said the savings continue Monday at 12:01 a.m. ET with Cyber Monday.
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Amazon and Walmart must deliver on 1-day vows

The high stakes of missing online world's next-day shipping deadlines: One late package can hurt a retailer's reputation.
CBS News - Published

Walmart moves Black Friday to Wednesday

Retailer says its early holiday-shopping deals will include discounts on Apple AirPods, appliances and more.
CBS News - Published

Hoping to score a Black Friday or Cyber Monday travel deal? Do your homework now

Unlike doorbusters from Walmart or Kohl's, Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals usually can't be returned, so do your homework.
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Walmart unveils memorial for El Paso mass shooting victims

The memorial to the El Paso shooting victims, called the "Grand Candela," was welcomed by the public at the Walmart on Saturday.
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Black Friday 2019: How to get the best deals at Walmart this year

black friday 2019: how to get the best deals at walmart this year
NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for holiday shopping tips and announcements about your favorite..
WorldNews - Published

Walmart iPad sale: save $130 on the 9.7-inch iPad ahead of Black Friday

walmart ipad sale: save $130 on the 9.7-inch ipad ahead of black friday
Walmart's Black Friday sale is less than one week away, and the retail giant is dropping early deals today on best-selling items. Right now you can get the 9.7-inch Apple iPad on sale for $349. That's..
WorldNews - Published

The best sales happening on Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019

Black Friday is coming, and stores like Walmart, Costco, and Microsoft are making it easy to prepare with leaked Black Friday ads and early deals.
USATODAY.com - Published

E. coli outbreak sickens 17 people; 75K pounds of packaged salad sold at Target, Walmart, other stores recalled

More than 75,000 pounds of salad products sold at retailers including Target and Walmart has been recalled because of possible E. coli contamination.
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Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart are all discounting Apple's AirPods and AirPods Pro ahead of ...

amazon, best buy, and walmart are all discounting apple's airpods and airpods pro ahead of ...
Crystal Cox/Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Apple AirPods will be one of the most popular gifts this holiday season and Black Friday is the best time to save on them. While AirPods are seldom marked..
WorldNews - Published

Mexicans sue Walmart over Texas shooting that left victims on both sides of border

Ten Mexican citizens have sued Walmart over the shooting at a store in the U.S. border town of El Paso, Texas, that killed eight Mexicans and left eight more injured, saying that Walmart did not do..
Reuters - Published

88 Days of Recovery: How a Girls’ Soccer Team Healed a Broken Coach

Luis Calvillo survived the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart on Aug. 3. Then came the hard part — the long, painful odyssey of recovery.
NYTimes.com - Published

Oklahoma Walmart shooter killed his wife, her boyfriend and then himself, police say

The man responsible for the shooting in the Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Okla. killed his wife and her boyfriend before killing himself.  
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Oklahoma man shot his wife and her boyfriend before killing himself in Walmart parking lot

A man shot his wife and her boyfriend before killing himself in a Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Oklahoma.
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Three killed in Walmart shooting in Duncan, Oklahoma

Three people are dead after a shooting at a Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Oklahoma.  
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3 shot to death outside Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma

Three people were shot and killed outside a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma, according to police. CBS affiliate KWTV reports two people were shot to death in a car and the gunman was also shot and killed..
CBS News - Published

Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

Police have confirmed that two men and a woman have been fatally shot at a Walmart in Oklahoma. (Nov. 18)  
USATODAY.com - Published

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