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Wal-mart now hiring for new Neighborhood Market

...majority of new associates will begin work in December to help prepare the store for its grand opening.There are three Wal-mart stores in Richmond County and two in Columbia County in addition to the Neighborhood Markets in Martinez and Evans.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-02/walmart-now-hiring-new-nei
Augusta woman arrested again at Wal-Mart

...the Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road.Whitney Ayers, 29, of Overlook Road, had previously been banned from all Wal-Mart stores for another shoplifting arrest, according to an incident report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.Ayers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-27/augusta-woman-arrested
Pay raises, store spruce-ups crimp Wal-Mart's profit

...straight increase in customer counts for its U.S. Wal-Mart stores.Wal-Mart, based in Ben ton ville, Ark., is...Revenue at stores open at least a year at its U.S. Wal-Mart stores rose 1.5 percent. In particular, the measure at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-18/pay-raises-store-spruce-up
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
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...indicator of a retailer's health, rose 1.5 percent at Wal-Mart stores, which make up 60 percent of the company's sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/wal-mart-earns-nearly-5-bi
Man charged in child molestation at Grovetown Wal-Mart

Authorities have charged a Grovetown man with molesting an 8-year-old at the Grovetown Wal-Mart store last month and connected him to several similar incidents.William Stone Roberts Jr., 32, was charged with child molestation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-07/man-charged-child-mole
Girl, 8, reports molestation at Grovetown Wal-Mart

...Columbia County authorities are trying to identify a man suspected of molesting an 8-year-old girl at the Grovetown Wal-Mart store.Columbia County sheriff's deputies were called to the Wal-Mart at 5010 Steiner Way at 4 p.m. Thursday, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/girl-8-reports-molestation-g
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-