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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 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
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
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-
Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to get pay raises

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/nearly-40-percent-wal-mart
TJ Maxx, Marshalls follow Wal-Mart in raising pay

...increase pay for its U.S. workers to at least $9 an hour starting in June. The announcement came a week after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it would increase starting wages for its U.S. employees to at least $9 per hour by April and to at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/tj-maxx-marshalls-follow-w
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