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Walmart Forecast Weak as Q4 Profit Falls 21%

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Bentonville, AR—Hit by lower traffic in stores, winter storms and benefit reductions for its lower income shoppers, Walmart Stores … [Read more...]

Walmart to Invest $10 Million Toward U.S. Manufacturing

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Washington—Walmart is putting its money where its mouth is. The nation’s largest retailer has been a champion of encouraging Made … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales Results Come in at NRF Expectations

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New York—The U.S. Department of Commerce released today its December retail sales results which showed moderate increases. The … [Read more...]

Walmart Names McMillon Next CEO

Doug McMillon becomes chief executive of Walmart in February

Bentonville, AR—What’s arguably the most powerful position in retail will be held by another member of Walmart’s top executive … [Read more...]

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New York—Black Friday is only two weeks away, one of the most crucial and biggest sales day of the year for retailers. (Though … [Read more...]

Walmart Reports Solid Q1 Results, But Cautions on Current Sales

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Bentonville, AR—A successful Black Friday and reviving layaway helped Walmart into a solid fourth quarter. Nonetheless, the retail … [Read more...]

Walmart Q3 Profit Up 9%, But Sales, Q4 Forecast Miss

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart reported today that its third quarter profit increased 9% but the world’s largest retailer’s sales and … [Read more...]

Walmart Q1 Better than Expected, Sales Up at U.S. Stores

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart today reported a better-than-expected first quarter as its U.S. division, its largest, continued to … [Read more...]

Walmart’s U.S. Sales Rebound Despite Q3 Profit Miss

Walmart upped the ante on Black Friday, beginning its sales at 10 p.m. Thanksgiving Day

Bentonville, AR—While Walmart’s third quarter profit just missed expectations, the retail giant reported some good news about its … [Read more...]

Walmart Sees Turnaround at its U.S. Stores?

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Bentonville, AR—Hoping to stave off slumping sales that have plagued its U.S. division for more than two years, Walmart executives … [Read more...]

Walmart Q2 Profit Rises, U.S. Division “Improving”

Walmart is stepping up plans to add smaller locations like this Walmart Express this year.

Bentonville, AR—Walmart Inc. posted today a 5.7% increase in its second quarter profits even as its U.S. division reported flat … [Read more...]

Walmart Q1 Profits Up but U.S. Division Remains Sluggish

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart reported today that its international operations helped the world’s largest retailer post a 3% increase in … [Read more...]

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