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Sales of gigantic TVs are on the rise

...the appetite for the size of these TVs," says Luke Motschenbacher, the director of Best Buy's TV business.Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, is also beefing up its big-screens because of increasing customer demand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-01/sales-gigantic-tvs-are-ris
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
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-
Starbucks clears college degree path for workers

...Starbucks will send its way.There have been other efforts at offering low-wage workers education benefits. In 2010, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. started offering partial tuition grants for workers at American Public University, a for-profit, online...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/starbucks-clears-college-d
Wal-Mart toughens policy for suppliers subcontracting

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has alerted its global suppliers that it will...clothes.In a letter sent Tuesday to suppliers of its Wal-Mart stores as well as Sam's Clubs in the U.S., Canada and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-22/wal-mart-toughens-policy-s
Man in wheelchair charged with shoplifting

...in his jacket and chair and attempted to leave the store.Police said Epps has already been banned from two other Wal-Mart stores and is on probation for shoplifting from the store in Evans.He was taken to the Richmond County jail on charges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-09/man-wheelchair-charged
Postal workers unions protest Staples program

...Postal Service has roughly 65,000 other retail partner locations around the country - such as CVS pharmacies and Wal-Mart stores that sell postal products. The Staples program, however, allows customers to buy stamps, send packages and use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/postal-workers-unions-prot
Wal-Mart closing most Bud's Discount stores

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it will close...in buildings left vacant when Wal-Mart stores relocated to larger facilities...overproduced or failed to sell in Wal-Mart stores, are concentrated in the South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/23/biz_211750.shtml
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Wal-Mart to test food-drug store

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the nation's largest retailer, is experimenting...can't put them as close together (as traditional Wal-Mart stores)," said Wal-Mart CEO David Glass. That creates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/11/bus_230623.shtml
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Wal-Mart starts test of online music offering

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. began a test Thursday of...the music selection offered in Wal-Mart stores," Swint said. Walmart.com...format as found on CD racks in Wal-Mart stores, which don't sell music with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/mus_393255.shtml
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