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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...]

Superstorm Sandy Wrecks Havoc on Retail, Too

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New York—Two days prior to Halloween the superstorm known as Sandy is bearing down on New York, New Jersey, Delaware and … [Read more...]

Walmart Rolls Back Fee on Layaways

Feedback from shoppers on its Facebook page prompted Walmart to lower its layaway fee.

Bentonville, AR—Apparently prodded into action by feedback on its Facebook page, Walmart rolled back Tuesday its fee for its … [Read more...]

Walmart Q2 Profit Up, U.S. Stores See Sales Rise

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart reported that its second quarter earnings rose 5.7% thanks to sales increases in its international … [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...]

Feds to Investigate Walmart over Mexican Bribery Charges

Walmart de Mexico has 2,088 stores in Mexico

Washington—The U.S. Justice Department has reportedly launched a criminal investigation of Walmart regarding alleged $24 million … [Read more...]

Walmart Invests $12 million to Help Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America, Caribbean

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Cartagena, Colombia—U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that a new public-private partnership, which includes … [Read more...]

Cherokee Q4 Profit Up Despite Sales Decline

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Sherman Oaks, CA—Cherokee Inc, a brand management company, reported Thursday that its fourth quarter and full year sales were … [Read more...]

America’s Most “Relevant” Retailer? Amazon

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Boston—The crucial role that online retail plays is clearly evident in a new Retail Relevance Top 10 by Brodeur Partners: … [Read more...]

February Comp Sales Surprise as Consumer Confidence Rises

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New York—Surprisingly strong comparable store sales results in February are being chalked up to a warmer, drier month that spurred … [Read more...]

Walmart Q4 Profit Lower, but U.S. Sales Pick Up

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart reported today that its fourth quarter earnings were less than a year ago, but that its U.S. division is … [Read more...]

Costco: America’s Best Chain Store Shopping Experience?

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Yonkers, NY—Even with its controversial increase in its member fees last November, Costco, the nation’s largest warehouse club, … [Read more...]