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Wal-Mart stock plunges after profit warning

...percent.Its stock closed down $6.70, or 10 percent, at $60.03 Wednesday.The disappointing guidance comes as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. works to fix its business amid pressure from rivals including traditional grocers, dollar stores and Amazon...
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'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington state

...could see emergency vehicles flashing across town."Evacuations were mainly in the north end of town and included a Wal-Mart store, the Chelan County Emergency Management office said. The store did not burn, but several commercial buildings were...
Facebook now worth more than Wal-Mart on stock market

...the close of trading Tuesday, according to FactSet. Its stock gained $3.14, or 3.7 percent, at $87.88.Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was valued at $234 billion. Its stock dipped 22 cents to $72.57.Facebook, which is based in Menlo Park...
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Wal-Mart accused of same-sex bias in class-action lawsuit

...same-sex marriage nationwide in June.Cote and Smithson met in Cape Cod in 1991 and later they both worked at Wal-Mart stores in Maine and Massachusetts. They were married in Massachusetts in 2004, just days after same-sex marriage was...
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...Sears does not sell the merchandise inside Sears or Kmart stores.A wave of merchandise bans came a day after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said that it would remove all Confederate-themed items from its store shelves and website after the South...
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S. Carolina lawmakers vote to debate flag

...of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from their state Capitol's rotunda.Big businesses also took action: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Inc., EBay Inc., Target Corp. and Sears Holding Corp. announced they would no longer sell...
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Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash and their families. I am grateful that the case was resolved amicably."Bentonville, Arkansas-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc. called it an "amicable settlement." Details weren't disclosed.A Wal-Mart truck slammed into the back...
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Fishermen protest Wal-Mart decision

...fishermen protested Wednesday outside an Anchorage Wal-Mart store, upset with a decision by the company about how it...industry officials were to meet with executives of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., at the company's headquarters in Bentonville...
Cash-strapped post office tests same-day delivery

...cities such as Boston, Chicago and New York. It follows similar efforts by eBay,, and most recently Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which charges a $10 flat rate for same-day delivery.The delivery program, called Metro Post, seeks...
Alaska hire a must in state projects

...of underemployment order only applies to public construction projects, not private. "If they're building a new Wal-Mart store, these don't apply," he said. The 16 categories in the order include bricklayers; carpenters; cement masons...


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