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Wal-Mart sales perk up ahead of holiday

...of $3.71 billion, or $1.15 per share, for the three months that ended Oct. 31.The company, which is based in Bentonville, Arkansas, posted revenue of $119 billion in the period, beating Wall Street forecasts. Analysts expected $118.35...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/wal-mart-sales-perk-ahead-
Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

...competitors such as Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season.The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark., has matched prices of local store competitors but has not followed other retailers including Best Buy and Target...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/wal-mart-tests-matching-pr
Wal-Mart to offer free shipping on top holiday items

...from competitors such as Amazon.com, a move that could help grab more customers but could also hurt profit margins. The Bentonville, Ark.-based discounter has matched prices of local store competitors but has not followed other retailers including Best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/wal-mart-offer-free-shippi
Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook on Thursday...month, replaced Bill Simon, who had held the position since 2010.The Bentonville, Arkansas-based company is facing challenges from a slowly recovering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-14/wal-mart-cuts-prof
Wal-Mart launching mobile checking account

...send money instantly to each other at no charge through either email or a text message.Wal-Mart Stores Inc., based in Bentonville, Arkansas, is operating the new account through Green Dot Corp.'s federally insured Green Dot Bank. The retailer already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-24/wal-mart-launching-mobile-
Wal-Mart uses test-and-learn approach for roll out of new products, services

...to order online and pick up their items in stores in Denver. What happened: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which is based in Bentonville, Ark., said that same-day delivery has been well received. But in Denver, the pickup option is growing faster than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-12/wal-mart-uses-test-and-lea
Wal-Mart's town becomes new address for corporate America

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart's town is becoming...and sending top representatives to the Bentonville area to be near the retail titan and...most ambitious - of them move to the Bentonville area, their offices are stretching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/22/bus_389998.shtml
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Arkansas judge denies bond for Kneece testimony is suspect

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Benton County sheriff's deputies brought Etheridge Kneece to Bentonville on Friday, where he pleaded innocent to...Prosecutor Brad Butler. The officers left Bentonville on Thursday after South Carolina Gov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/15/met_279377.shtml
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Wal-Mart closing most Bud's Discount stores

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it will close...nation's No. 1 retailer by $40 million to $50 million. But the Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart said it remains comfortable with projected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/23/biz_211750.shtml
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Wal-Mart revamps insurance

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday that it is launching a...2 million domestic employees. The plan is to go in effect in 2006. Bentonville-based Wal-Mart said the new plan was not a response to the mounting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/25/bus_15400.shtml
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