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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
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
TJ Maxx, Marshalls follow Wal-Mart in raising pay

...increase pay for its U.S. workers to at least $9 an hour starting in June. The announcement came a week after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it would increase starting wages for its U.S. employees to at least $9 per hour by April and to at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/tj-maxx-marshalls-follow-w
Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to get pay raises

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/nearly-40-percent-wal-mart
Target to exit Canada, shutting down 133 stores

...experience in Canada hasn't been unique, though. Big Lots Inc. and Best Buy Co. have shuttered stores there and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has seen its sales in Canada weaken.The retailer said Thursday that it anticipates approximately $5.4 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-15/target-exit-canada-shuttin
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
Macy's 3Q profit tops Street, cuts 2014 outlook

...the retail industry gears up for the critical holiday shopping season.J.C. Penney reports late Wednesday and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer and Kohl's Inc. are expected to report results on Thursday.Like many retailers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/macys-3q-profit-tops-stree
Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors such as Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/wal-mart-tests-matching-pr
The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

...with six small chocolate likenesses of yourself.Big businesses are getting into 3-D statuary as well, with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. at the forefront. In July, at a newly opened Sam's Club in Montgomery, Illinois, and another outside Fort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/new-family-portrait-3d-pri