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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
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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-23/ebay-bans-sales-confederat
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
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-
Wal-Mart sales perk up ahead of holiday

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. eked out a rare gain in...of traffic declines at U.S. Wal-Mart stores.Macy's, J.C. Penney and...by the sales increase at its Wal-Mart stores, he's still not satisfied...

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
Richmond County police seek credit card thief

...suspect who they say used a stolen credit card at local Wal-Mart stores last month.On Aug. 8 and 9, the suspect was seen entering Wal-Mart stores at 3338 Wrightsboro Road and 3209 Deans Bridge Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-21/richmond-county-police
Man indicted in gropings at Augusta area Wal-Mart stores

A man accused of groping women in Augusta area Wal-Mart stores was among several people indicted by a Columbia County...has been charged with groping at least four women in Wal-Mart stores and a teenager at Sonic.The grand jury also indicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-03-07/man-indicted-gropings-
Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported sluggish sales and a 7 percent drop...percent increase for a key sales measure at its U.S. Wal-Mart stores, its third consecutive quarter of increases. However...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/wal-mart-profit-falls-curr