Posts tagged with "NYSE:WMT"

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) In All Sort Of Controversies

Posted by Lacee Page December 2, 2013 0 Comment 1154 views

On Friday, across the country, hoards of protestors came out to support the cause of increasing minimum wages and one of their main target was Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (NYSE:WMT) stores. A raucous rally was held outside the company’s location at Sterling Heights in Macomb County .  The wages here vary depending on the shift that […]

What Really Bothers Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), it’s Customers and its Employees?

Posted by Michael Korte November 18, 2013 0 Comment 1380 views

The largest employer in America, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) late last week released its quarterly earnings where it reported shrinking sales for the third consecutive quarter. The Chief Executive Officer of the Wal-Mart U.S., William S. Simon reasoned the worrisome income levels of its customers; a concern for company’s shrinking sales. The CEO believes that […]

Blockbuster Deals From Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Posted by Nathan Alexander November 13, 2013 0 Comment 1083 views

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has announced its blockbuster Black Friday deals two hours earlier than last year. The world’s largest retailer will host its first two Black Friday deals at 6 p.m. and 8p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and 8 a.m. on November 29, that’s Friday. Wal-Mart said it will double the number of tablets and […]

Spin-Off To Help Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD)

Posted by Ryan Mandell October 30, 2013 0 Comment 1152 views

The stock of Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD) gained 11.75% on Tuesday, following the announcement that Sears Canada Inc. will be closing its flagship Toronto store besides four other locations in a $383 million deal. The company also said to have been considering separating its Land’s End clothing and auto center businesses to raise cash. The […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Wants To Be Main Medicaid Provider

Posted by Lynn Eisler October 27, 2013 0 Comment 1246 views

The retail giant, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) shown its desire to be the main provider of drugs for Medicaid as its representative proposed to a Alabama state Medicaid reform panel on the company’s interest. The members on the panel heard the Wal-Mart’s proposal on Thursday, October 24, 2013, as reported by the Anniston Star. The […]

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) & Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE:BBY) Bet on Strategic Initiatives

Posted by Samantha Donahue October 21, 2013 0 Comment 1491 views

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), which operates more than 4,000 stores in the U.S., recently announced to further the growth of its small stores by chaining them to its super centers that will more likely serve as mini warehouses for their smaller counterparts. The company reported that it will be rolling out the new distribution strategy […]

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) To Spend $200 Million

Posted by sara Frank October 16, 2013 0 Comment 982 views

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (NYSE:WMT) said that it projects to spend around $200m less in terms of capital expenditure in the next fiscal year. The mammoth retailer also plans on building less large-format stores in the United States. On Tuesday, the company said that the plan is to spend $11.8B-$12.8B on capital-expenditures for the 2015 fiscal […]

Best Buy Co. Inc (NYSE:BBY) & Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) Move Up Smartly

Posted by Lynn Eisler October 11, 2013 0 Comment 1173 views

On Thursday, Best Buy Co., Inc (NYSE:BBY) shares trended upwards towards its 52-week high after it dipped over the week. The company has not really released any specific news but John Tomlinson, the ITG Investment –Analyst put forth a positive report on its sales. He had estimated that the company’s domestic same store sales will […]

Will Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (NYSE:WMT) Scrap India Plans?

Posted by Lynn Eisler October 8, 2013 0 Comment 958 views

No matter how the west looks at emerging markets, the fact is that they have great potential and that potential is what Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (NYSE:WMT) wants to tap by launching its brand in India. But the company has had its qualms and some of its top executives in India have been making negative comments […]

Is Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (NYSE:WMT) Going Overboard With Investments?

Posted by Lynn Eisler October 2, 2013 0 Comment 1043 views

Yesterday, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (NYSE:WMT) announced 2 new online-order filling centers. One of these centers in is Pennsylvania while the other is in Texas and both are the company’s largest centers to date. The expansive fulfillment-center network that the company is planning on setting up will facilitate quicker deliveries at a lower cost. Apart from […]