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Wal-Mart, Wild Oats team up to offer cheaper line of organic foods

...according to the discounter's survey of 26 nationally branded organic products available at Walmart.com.Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is unveiling nearly 100 pantry items under the Wild Oats label over the next several months, adding to the 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-10/wal-mart-wild-oats-team-of
Wal-Mart's new tool gives competitors prices

Wal-Mart has rolled out an online tool that compares its prices on 80,000 food and household products with those of its competitors. If a lower price is found elsewhere, the discounter will refund the difference.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-21/wal-marts-new-tool-gives-c
Wal-Mart challenges GameStop as it expands trade-in video game program to stores

...used video games from shoppers at stores in a move that goes after the bread-and-butter business of GameStop.Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to expand its online trade-in program by allowing customers to trade used video games at 3,100 Wal-Mart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-18/wal-mart-challenges-gamest
Getting back to work

Now here's an economic stimulus plan America can get behind.Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pledged to buy $250 billion in American made-products during the next 10 years. The company is promoting the initiative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-18/getting-back-work
Target's fallout from security breach likely will far outpace what TJX faced

...to 77 percent since the theft was disclosed. In the discount category, Target fell from the No. 2 spot after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to the No. 3 spot behind the struggling-retailer Kmart. Conversely, in the wake of the TJX breach, T.J...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-26/targets-fallout-security-b
CVS dropping tobacco products

...Walgreen Co., the nation's largest drugstore chain, sells tobacco, as does the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which also operates pharmacies in its stores. But Target Corp., another major retailer with pharmacies in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/cvs-dropping-tobacco-product
Wal-Mart Stores CEO and President Duke stepping down from posts; McMillon named as successor

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is ushering in a changing of the guard as the world's largest retailer confronts slower growth and challenges to its reputation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-25/wal-mart-stores-ceo-and-pr
Walmart announces Ga. shoe plant

HAZELHURST, Ga. - Executives with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. say they plan to move production of some shoes from overseas to a manufacturing plant in south Georgia, which they say will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-01/walmart-announces-ga-shoe-
Warren Buffett's firm reveals stakes in Chicago Bridge & Iron, Starz

...Fargo & Co. Berkshire owns 458.2 million Wells Fargo shares, up from 439.9 million.And Berkshire invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to give it 49.2 million shares at the end of March, up from 47.5 million.Buffett's company increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-15/warren-buffetts-firm-reveals-stakes
Wal-Mart extends health care benefits to workers' domestic partners, including same-sex

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will extend its health care benefits to its U.S. workers' domestic partners, including those of the same sex, starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-27/wal-mart-extends-health-ca