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Big retailers feel pressure on Confederate flag merchandise

...eBay. Sears does not sell Confederate merchandise inside Sears or Kmart stores.The announcements follow that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which said that it would remove all Confederate-themed items from its store shelves and website after the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-23/big-retailers-feel-pressur
Dollar Tree completes $8.5B purchase of Family Dollar

...affected by numerous waves of layoffs and foreclosures. They also faced intense competition from retailers like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kroger Co.Big dollar store chains sought to increase their buying power through acquisitions and Dollar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/dollar-tree-completes-85b-
EBay bans sales of Confederate flag on its site

...spokeswoman Johnna Hoff.The e-commerce company is the latest to prohibit the sale of Confederate merchandise following Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Sears Holdings Corp. The shooting deaths of nine black church members last week in South Carolina has reignited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-23/ebay-bans-sales-confederat
Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires

...a year ago. The highest-ranking woman was Christy Walton, the widow of John Walton, a son of the founder of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. She has a net worth of $41.7 billion, according to Forbes.The world's youngest billionaire was 24-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/bill-gates-repeats-top-for
Bill Gates tops 'richest' list

...a year ago. The highest-ranking woman was Christy Walton, the widow of John Walton, a son of the founder of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. She has a net worth of $41.7 billion, according to Forbes. The world's youngest billionaire was 24-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-02/bill-gates-tops-richest-list
Part-timers turn attention to sick leave policies

...passed similar measures. New York, Maryland and other states are considering laws too. And McDonald's Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which have announced wage hikes recently, are making changes to their paid sick leave policies."Paid sick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/part-timers-turn-attention
Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported sluggish sales and a 7 percent drop in first-quarter profit as worker pay raises, spending on e-commerce and currency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/wal-mart-profit-falls-curr
Wal-Mart to test drive unlimited shipping

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will test a new unlimited shipping service for online shoppers this summer that will be priced below Amazon's popular $99...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/wal-mart-test-drive-unlimi
Wal-Mart earns nearly $5 billion

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 12 percent increase in profit for the fourth quarter as sale for the critical holiday shopping season perked up amid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/wal-mart-earns-nearly-5-bi
Wal-Mart tests gift card exchange

...more shoppers to the website of the world's largest retailer.It's a test program, but if it's successful, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said the card swap could become a permanent service. Wal-Mart spokesman Ravi Jariwala said the chain doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-24/wal-mart-tests-gift-card-e