U.s. Lawmakers Launch Wal-mart Bribery Investigation

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

Sections:  news   u.s.   business   
Topics:  bribery   investigation   mexico   retail   retailer   wal-mart   wal-mart bribery   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Sears Didn't Move Fast Enough, CEO Says
    Sears continues to struggle to get a "decent" return on its assets and the retailer didn't move fast enough to cut expenses after the financial crisis, the CEO said at the annual meeting. More
  • J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers
    The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
  • Discover Pushes PayPal Payments; First Data Holds Out
    Discover makes headway in bringing eBay's online-payments service to physical retailers, but First Data, one of the country's largest merchant processors, has opted not to support the service. More
  • Big brands rejected Bangladesh factory safety plan
    As Bangladesh reels from the deaths of hundreds of garment workers in a building collapse, the refusal of global retailers to pay for strict nationwide factory inspections is bringing renewed scrutiny to an industry that has profited from a country notorious for its hazardous workplaces and subsistence-level wages. More
BING NEWS:
  • U.S. reversal on transparency could sting Canadian, European oil companies
    HOUSTON/CALGARY Canadian and European oil companies will find themselves at a competitive disadvantage to their American rivals if U.S. lawmakers scrap tighter ... prohibiting bribery of foreign officials.
    02/2/2017 - 6:12 pm | View Link
  • Coal rule killed by U.S. Congress, others near chopping block
    It was only the second time the Congressional Review Act, which allows lawmakers to stop newly minted regulations ... Supporters of the rule see it as vital for exposing bribery and questionable financial ties U.S. companies may have with foreign ...
    02/2/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Zurich launches U.S. apprenticeship program
    Zurich Insurance Group is investing in its future by offering education and job training in claims and underwriting via the first-of-its-kind U.S. apprenticeship program for the insurance industry. In the latest episode of Business Insurance In Focus ...
    02/13/2016 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Amid weak earnings, Wal-Mart finds a bright spot in its small-scale grocery stores, U.S. e-commerce business
    “You don’t buy TVs very many times a year.” Wal-Mart’s recent emphasis on consumables has included the launch of Wild Oats, a new organic food line. That was seen in part as an effort to gain market share from grocery competitors such as the ...
    08/14/2014 - 1:20 pm | View Link
  • Wal-Mart CEO knew of Mexico bribe claim: U.S.
    The emails appeared to contradict the company’s public statements about a bribery scandal tied to its Mexican affiliate, Wal Mart de Mexico. Lawmakers said Wal-Mart ... it would otherwise have been unable to launch, and how Wal-Mart headquarters had ...
    01/10/2013 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Texarkana Gazette | Texarkana Breaking News
    The Texarkana Gazette is the premier source for local news and sports in Texarkana and the surrounding Arklatex areas.
    03/27/2017 - 9:21 am | View Website
  • Homepage | PartnerRe
    PartnerRe is dedicated to serving our clients as a proactive partner. A partner who respects and values them, and who can look at their business not only from a ...
    03/27/2017 - 12:38 am | View Website
  • U.S. News | Latest National News, Videos & Photos
    Sections; Top Stories; Watch; U.S. International; Politics; Lifestyle; Entertainment; Virtual Reality; Health; Tech; Investigative; Sports; Weather; Shows. Shows ...
    03/26/2017 - 9:25 pm | View Website
  • Business Technology News and Commentary
    InformationWeek.com connects the business technology community. Award-winning news and analysis for enterprise IT.
    03/26/2017 - 6:23 am | View Website
  • Today's Stock Market News and Analysis
    Please note that once you make your selection, it will apply to all future visits to NASDAQ.com. If, at any time, you are interested in reverting to our default ...
    03/25/2017 - 2:02 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News