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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 April 30, 2020, Walmart has 11,484 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating under 56 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 holds only 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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Off-Duty Cop Shoots Shoplifting Suspect Eleven Times [Video]

Off-Duty Cop Shoots Shoplifting Suspect Eleven Times

An off-duty police officer in Del City, Oklahoma, opened fire on a Walmart customer who allegedly shoplifted. Newser reports the Langston University cop struggled with the suspect, who appeared to have..

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Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-Ins [Video]

Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-Ins

Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-Ins

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Former Walmart Employee Kills One, Injures Others At Walmart Distribution Center [Video]

Former Walmart Employee Kills One, Injures Others At Walmart Distribution Center

An otherwise ordinary day at work in Red Bluff, California, turned to horror on Sunday. CNN reports at least two people are dead and four are injured after a shooting at a Walmart distribution center..

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Walmart distribution center shooting leaves two dead [Video]

Walmart distribution center shooting leaves two dead

[NFA] A shooting at a Walmart distribution center in Red Bluff, California, killed at least two people and injured four others late on Saturday, officials said. Freddie Joyner has more.

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Walmart Rewards Workers [Video]

Walmart Rewards Workers

When the pandemic started many retailers rewarded their employees, or "essential workers", who continued to work. Walmart is one of the biggest employers in the country. Walmart's hourly employees,..

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Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores [Video]

Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores

Walmart said it will not display in its stores the flag of the U.S. state of Mississippi, which includes a Confederate flag emblem, and is separately reviewing if items sold on its website in Canada..

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Walmart Partners With Shopify [Video]

Walmart Partners With Shopify

Walmart’s new partnership with Shopify is a strategic move to expand its online business. According to Business Insider, Shopify provides e-commerce tools to more than one million small and large..

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Walmart, Walgreens, CVS to Stop Locking up Black Beauty Products [Video]

Walmart, Walgreens, CVS to Stop Locking up Black Beauty Products

The retail giants announced they would be halting the practice in response to nationwide protests against inequality.

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SC Police Killed Black Man Who Allegedly Shot At Them While Handcuffed [Video]

SC Police Killed Black Man Who Allegedly Shot At Them While Handcuffed

South Carolina state officials say a deadly incident began when Ariane McCree was caught shoplifting at a Walmart on November 23rd, 2020. Newser reports South Carolina police this week released a video..

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Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up 'Multicultural' Hair Products [Video]

Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up 'Multicultural' Hair Products

Walmart has been called out numerous times for locking up products marketed to Black shoppers. These products are typically categorized at Walmart as "multicultural hair products". Recently pressure..

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Walmart Reasses Damage Of Looted Stores [Video]

Walmart Reasses Damage Of Looted Stores

Several Walmart Supercenter locations and grocery-focused Neighborhood Markets were damaged by looting. According to Business Insider, Walmart is unsure if it will open all the impacted locations. A..

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Walmart Dedicates $100 Million To Address Racism And Makes Internal Changes [Video]

Walmart Dedicates $100 Million To Address Racism And Makes Internal Changes

On Friday, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon sent an email to employees addressing racial injustice and the death of George Floyd. He said the company is committed to making changes to improve racial equity,..

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Meet the masters of social distancing [Video]

Meet the masters of social distancing

Few people are as accustomed to self-isolation as Wendell and Mariann Hardy, who have lived in the wilderness of New Mexico for three decades. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Wall Street drops as investors lose confidence [Video]

Wall Street drops as investors lose confidence

A wave of late-day jitters hit the stock market on Tuesday, as investors focused on a report questioning early-stage trial results for a possible coronavirus vaccine. Conway G. Gittens has the market..

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Home-growers scramble for scarce seed [Video]

Home-growers scramble for scarce seed

Stores and online outlets such as Whole Foods and Walmart temporarily sold out of seeds once the coronavirus pandemic began mid-March, and many Americans made a run on seed sellers to grow their own..

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Walmart sales surge as shoppers stockpile [Video]

Walmart sales surge as shoppers stockpile

Walmart posted record U.S. online sales as stockpiling drove consumers to its stores and website during the coronavirus pandemic, sending its shares up 3%. Fred Katayama reports.

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Walmart Announced Second Bonus To Employees [Video]

Walmart Announced Second Bonus To Employees

Walmart announced another cash bonus to its hourly workers, happening June 25. Full-time employees will receive $300 and part-time and temporary employees will receive $150. According to Business..

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Walmart removing Mississippi state flag from stores amid calls to nix Confederate emblem

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Ground beef sold at Walmart, other stores recalled for possible E. coli contamination

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CVS joins Walmart in keeping multicultural beauty products out of locked cabinets

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Shopping reinvented: America's stores, malls reopen with masks, curbside pickup and closed fitting rooms

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What stores and restaurants are open Memorial Day? Because of COVID-19 fewer businesses than past years

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S&P 500 edges higher after mixed retail earnings

The S&P 500 edged up on Tuesday, taking a breather a day after its best one-day performance in six weeks, as investors attempted to glean information from a mixed bag of results from major retailers..
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Wall Street set to open flat; Walmart jumps on results

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Here's where you can still buy thermometers

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Flour for baking is hard to find—here's where you can still buy it online

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Death toll reaches 23 from last year's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas

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Walmart ramps up cleaning efforts after 2 Chicago-area employees die from coronavirus

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