Hearing Set In Wal-Mart Same-Sex Benefits SettlementA federal judge in Boston has scheduled a hearing in a class-action lawsuit by Wal-Mart employees who sued the retail chain for denying health benefits to their same-sex spouses.
Walmart Opts For Free, Faster Shipping On NecessitiesWalmart is replacing a program that offered free shipping but had an annual fee with one that has a lower free shipping threshold and faster delivery as it hopes to answer Amazon's powerful Prime membership success.
Wal-Mart To Add About 10,000 Retail Jobs In The U.S.Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations.
Wal-Mart Plans To Slow New Store Openings, Invest In OnlineWal-Mart Stores Inc. is planning to slow new store openings as it looks to pour more money into its online efforts, technology and store remodels.
Wal-Mart Takes Texas To Court To Crack Liquor-Sales MarketWal-Mart's court fight to sell liquor at its stores in Texas looks to be back on track, but the courtroom is getting crowded.
Hostess Launches "Deep Fried Twinkies" As First Frozen TreatThe deep-fried Twinkie is jumping from the State Fair of Texas to the home freezer.
Walmart Buying Online Retailer Newcomer Jet.comWalmart has agreed to buy fast-growing online retail newcomer Jet.com, which had launched with a splash a year ago when it announced its intention to challenge online leader Amazon.
Ahead Of Amazon Prime Day, Wal-Mart Tries To Move InWal-Mart is trying to get a jump on Amazon's second annual sales bonanza. The world's largest retailer is offering a free 30-day trial on its two-day unlimited shipping service, and an extra month free for paying members.
Wal-Mart Testing Uber, Lyft For Online Grocery DeliveryWal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will be testing its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft
Walmart To Close Several North Texas Stores; 154 Stores NationwideThe stores being shuttered account for a fraction of the company's 11,000 stores worldwide and less than 1 percent of its global revenue.
Ex-Wal-Mart CEO Lands Troubled Plane On Arkansas HighwayA small plane that made an emergency landing along an Arkansas highway was piloted by the former CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Wal-Mart, Others Speed Up Deliveries To ShoppersChristmas won't come early this year, but the gifts might. Just in time for the winter holiday shopping season, Amazon, Wal-Mart, Macy's and other retailers are working to make sure they can deliver online orders faster.