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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
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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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 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-
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
Wal-Mart launching mobile checking account

...addition, customers can send money instantly to each other at no charge through either email or a text message.Wal-Mart Stores Inc., based in Bentonville, Arkansas, is operating the new account through Green Dot Corp.'s federally insured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-24/wal-mart-launching-mobile-
Obama announces plan to tighten security for debit cards used for federal benefits

...and retailers toward more secure standards.Obama noted that Home Depot Inc., Target Corp., Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plan to install payment terminals in their stores equipped to handle cards with digital security chips and PINS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-17/obama-announces-plan-tight
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 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