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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EBay bans sales of Confederate flag on its site

...spokeswoman Johnna Hoff.The e-commerce company is the latest to prohibit the sale of Confederate merchandise following Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Sears Holdings Corp. The shooting deaths of nine black church members last week in South Carolina has...

Wal-Mart chairman hands off role to son-in-law

...company is under a microscope. Revenue at U.S. Wal-Mart stores open at least a year has risen for three straight quarters...Venanzi Luna, a worker in the Pico Rivera, Calif., Wal-Mart store that was closed in April, also addressed shareholders...

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...