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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
Back-to-school business helps lift retailers' sales

...above expectations for many merchants, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. As the nation's merchants reported their results...for department and mall-based apparel stores. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, reported monthly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/05/bus_384851.shtml
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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 cuts health care for part-timers

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/wal-mart-cuts-health-care-
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
Wal-Mart sales perk up ahead of holiday

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. eked out a rare gain in an important sales measurement during the third quarter as it reported profits that beat Wall Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/wal-mart-sales-perk-ahead-
Wal-Mart to offer free shipping on top holiday items

...Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.For the first time, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is offering free shipping on what it considers the season's top 100 hottest gifts, from board games to items...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/wal-mart-offer-free-shippi
Target taps outsider as CEO for first time in push to redefine itself with shoppers

...slow economic recovery has pressured the broader retail industry. With lower-income customers still struggling, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pushed low prices even more aggressively to go after penny-pinching customers. For its latest fiscal year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/target-taps-outsider-ceo-f
Target cuts annual profit outlook as breach fallout lingers

...prices more than expected in the latest period to get shoppers to buy.That environment has also tripped up rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which lowered its annual profit forecast last week amid sluggish sales.Target and other retailers also face...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/target-cuts-annual-profit-