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Wal-Mart chairman hands off role to son-in-law

...tally of proxy votes next week with the Securities and Exchange Commission.During the meeting, McMillon, who succeeded Mike Duke to the top position in February 2014, called on workers to fight complacency to serve customers better."We're threatened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/wal-mart-chairman-hands-ro
Wal-Mart Stores CEO and President Duke stepping down from posts; McMillon named as successor

...challenges to its reputation.Doug McMillon, head of Wal-Mart's international division, will succeed CEO and President Mike Duke, 63, when he steps down on Feb 1 after five years in those roles. McMillon, a 23-year company veteran, will become...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-25/wal-mart-stores-ceo-and-pr
Justice Department investigates Wal-Mart bribe allegations

...Henry Waxman said on Monday that they were launching an investigation into the matter, and they sent a letter to CEO Mike Duke asking for a meeting. And The Washington Post reported late Monday that the U.S. Department of Justice has been conducting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-04-23/justice-department-investi
Wal-Mart takes steps to cut suppliers' carbon footprint

...changes as more concentrated detergent products and toothpaste that's no longer in a box.Wal-Mart CEO and President Mike Duke said Thursday that the company needs to push for greater efficiency to maintain a competitive edge as it expands globally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-26/wal-mart-takes-steps-cut-s
Business
Bank robberies down in Upstate

...area, six in the Rock Hill area and one in Aiken. The total of 60 is about even with the same time last year, said Mike Duke, who heads the FBI's violent crime unit in the state. Pinpointing the shift is difficult, he said. One thing is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/04/met_235062.shtml
Metro
Retailers say frugality is new reality

...open more than a year with the same period a year earlier. "Our customers are more disciplined in their spending," Mike Duke, Wal-Mart's president and chief executive, told investors during a prerecorded call Thursday. "There is a new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/14/bus_544323.shtml
Business
Officials consider future of city, residents

...In many ways, North Augustans like their town the way it is -- small, friendly, safe, family oriented," said Mike Duke, partner in Duke & Duke Inc., a Columbia firm engaged to develop a city marketing plan. "While some degree of future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/24/met_226685.shtml
Metro | North Augusta City Council
Wal-Mart undercutting competition again

...the same items. The difference on those items was about 12 percent a year ago, he said. Wal-Mart CEO and President Mike Duke said the company plans to grow further in the U.S. and is committed to paring its expenses by taking greater advantage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/22/bus_552769.shtml
Business
Biz bits

...to improve performance. The company has cut almost 14,000 jobs in the past 13 months.Wal-Mart President and CEO Mike Duke told employees about the latest layoffs in a Wednesday memo.The 300 being laid off this month at the company's Bentonville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-04/biz-bits
Business
New York City Pension Funds file lawsuit against Wal-Mart executives

...names 28 current and former Wal-Mart executives including all its current board members. The board roster includes CEO Mike Duke, former CEO Lee Scott and descendants of the company's founder, Jim Walton and board Chairman Robson Walton.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-06-11/new-york-city-pension-fund