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Pay raises, store spruce-ups crimp Wal-Mart's profit

...percent. In particular, the measure at its small format stores called Neighborhood Markets was up 7.3 percent. At Sam's Clubs, that measure rose 1.3 percent.Wal-Mart now expects full-year earnings to be $4.40 to $4.70 per share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-18/pay-raises-store-spruce-up
Wal-Mart earns nearly $5 billion

...Wal-Mart's U.S. business saw total sales rise 4.1 percent to $79.5 billion in the quarter, while the Sam's Club division had a 1.3 percent increase to $14.8 billion.Wal-Mart's international business saw a 3.9 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/wal-mart-earns-nearly-5-bi
Wal-Mart urges suppliers to curb antibiotics, treat animals better

...use but don't require detailed recordkeeping, she said.The guidelines apply to suppliers of both Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores.Mercy for Animals has conducted six investigations over the past few years on farms that supply pork to Wal-Mart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/wal-mart-urges-suppliers-c
Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

...division, which accounts for 60 percent of total sales, had a 3.5 percent increase in sales to $70.2 billion. Its Sam's Club division had a 3 percent decline in revenue to $13.5 billion. And its international division saw a 6.6 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/wal-mart-profit-falls-curr
Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to get pay raises

...10 an hour by February of next year. That includes the less than 6,000 workers who make the federal minimum wage. Sam's Club locations will offer a starting hourly wage of at least $9.50 or higher in all markets, and at least $10.50 by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/nearly-40-percent-wal-mart
Why We've Given Up on Coupons

...and Hy-Vee. Two of those grocery stores ? Aldi and Sam's Club ? essentially have a "no coupon" policy, so it's...prices on the stuff we would want to buy. In the case of Sam's Club, they offer bulk prices on some items that can't be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-07-25/why-we-ve
ALDI, Fareway, and the Value of Discount Grocery Stores

...then several stores that are roughly the same distance (a Super Target, two Wal-Mart Supercenters, an ALDI, two Sam's Clubs, and so on). Going to anything but that nearest Fareway adds at least a little city driving to that grocery shopping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-04-17/aldi-fare
Many people join forces to help ensure veterans' success in civilian life

...work of the USC Aiken Veteran and Military Student Success Center, including the Aiken Wounded Warrior Golf Classic; Sam's Club; and the Aiken-Augusta Warrior Project. FOR ME, THERE is no more worthy investment than supporting those who have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-20/many-people-join
Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

...unchanged from a year ago, including flat sales at Sam's Clubs.Sam's Club, which is facing fierce competition from rival Costco...in its international business and 2.3 percent at Sam's Clubs.Wal-Mart said it now expects earnings per share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-14/wal-mart-cuts-prof
Proposed budget cuts could cost Fort Gordon commissary customers

...only about half as steep as the area's 8 percent sales tax and much more beneficial than paying for a membership at Sam's Club, where she said she has used a one-year free trial to buy foods and brands that either are not on sale or available...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-06/proposed-budget-cuts-could-co