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Wal-Mart to Apply to Open Stores in India

Wal-Mart Stores will in the next 45-60 days apply for the Indian government's permission to set up stores in the country, a spokeswoman for the U.S retail company's local joint venture said.


Cops: Shoplifter kills Wal-Mart employee

A man who tried to steal undershirts valued at $16 from a Wal-Mart in Margate, Fla., shot and killed a loss prevention employee there Friday evening, police said.


Wal-Mart will stop selling Amazon.com Kindles

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is phasing out the sale of Amazon.com's Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle e-readers, the second major retailer to stop offering the items in six months... Retailers are trying to fight a growing practice called "showrooming." That's when shoppers, armed with smartphones, browse products in physical stores and then shop online for a better price.


Retailers to launch mobile app for payments

A bevy of big-name retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Best-Buy Co. and Target Corp., are teaming up to create a company that will give customers another way to make purchases: with their cellphones.


Bribe Report Puts Focus on Mexico's 'Gestores'

Claims that U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart used payoffs to speed zoning and other permits in its break-neck Mexican expansion are sparking soul-searching in Mexico, where crowded government offices are the working grounds of shadowy facilitators known as "gestores."


U.S. lawmakers launch Wal-Mart bribery investigation

Two Democratic lawmakers on Monday said they are launching an investigation into allegations of bribery at Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Mexican affiliate.


Wal-Mart silenced Mexican bribe inquiry: NY Times


Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, squelched an internal investigation into allegations of bribery at its Mexican subsidiary instead of broadening the probe, the New York Times reported on Saturday.


'Shrek' studio joins Wal-Mart disc-to-digital plan

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the maker of "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda," is teaming up with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to help people convert their old DVDs into an online movie library.


Wal-Mart previews 'Disc to Digital' movie service

Disc to Digital

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. previewed its "Disc to Digital" service for converting DVDs into an online library on Wednesday. Based on my experience, I'd give it a six out of 10....


Wal-Mart won back shoppers in holiday season

Wal-Mart Stores Inc won over shoppers during the holiday season, with its Walmart U.S. division posting a 1.5 percent rise in sales at stores open at least a year.


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