As Walmart CEO warns of crime wave's impact on retail, reports show how thieves brazenly rip off stores
Crime has weighed heavily on retailers across the country this year, ballooning to a $100 billion problem, the National Retail Federation reported earlier this year.
Pair accused of using child to shoplift $3.5K in goods from Walmart
The suspects allegedly used a child to help steal thousands of goods from a suburban Walmart store.
Walmart may raise prices, close stores due to shoplifting
Walmart is warning that theft has worsened at the retail giant and may force drastic moves by the company.
Walmart agrees to pay $3.1 billion to settle opioid lawsuits
Walmart has agreed to pay $3.1 billion to settle lawsuits nationwide over the impact of the prescriptions its pharmacies filled for powerful prescription opioid painkillers.
Walmart to hire 40,000 mostly seasonal US workers for holidays
Walmart is taking a cautious approach to the holiday shopping season as retailers face a slowdown in consumer spending overall due to surging costs on things like rent and food.
Walmart releases 2022 Top Toy List to kick off holiday shopping season
Families can save on toys this holiday season with many on the list under $25. These items are available now to buy or pre-order on Walmart’s website.
Walmart to expand abortion coverage for employees
Walmart, the nation’s largest employer, is expanding its abortion coverage for employees after staying largely mum on the issue following the Supreme Court ruling that scrapped a nationwide right to abortion.
Walmart to offer Paramount+ access to members of retail giant's subscription service
Walmart+, a shipping subscription service, and the new deal with Paramount is part of the retailer’s effort to better compete with Amazon's Prime membership program.
Walmart announces layoffs amid lower profit forecasts
Walmart expects adjusted earnings per share for Q2 to decline to around 8% or 9%.
FTC sues Walmart over alleged money transfer services used by scammers
Walmart called the lawsuit “factually flawed and legally baseless.”
Walmart to create 4,000 jobs with 4 new fulfillment centers
The first of the four new new fulfillment centers will open this summer in Illinois. These centers will provide faster shipping of items to customers.
Walmart expands drone delivery service to 6 US states
Walmart is expanding its drone delivery service this year and said customers can order anything totaling up to 10 pounds to be delivered in 30 minutes.
Walmart targets college grads for future manager jobs earning $200K
College grads can apply for Walmart’s new management trainee program with a chance to land a store manager gig that pays more than $200,000 a year.
Florida woman on electric shopping cart batters Walmart employee, police say
A St. Petersburg woman was arrested after police say she tore through a Largo Walmart on an electric shopping cart, damaging merchandise, slapping an employee and using profanity when staff asked her to leave.
Walmart raises pay for truck drivers to as much as $110,000 in the first year
Walmart's truck drivers can now make up to $110,000 in their first year with the company.
Walmart to end cigarette sales in certain stores, markets
Walmart announced it will end cigarette sales at select U.S. store locations, but didn't disclose how many stores would be impacted. The move comes after Walmart banned cigarette sales to any customers under the age of 21 in 2019.
Walmart ending cigarette sales in some stores
Walmart is not the first national retail chain to cut off cigarette sales even on a trial basis, but it is the largest.
Nearly 200 firefighters battling blaze at Walmart distribution center
Firefighters are battling a massive warehouse fire at a Walmart distribution center in Plainfield, Indiana.
Walmart invests in indoor vertical farming
Walmart said Tuesday it has taken a stake in agriculture startup Plenty, becoming the first large U.S. retailer to significantly invest in indoor vertical farming as a way to deliver fresher produce to its stores.
Walmart wants to deliver groceries right into your fridge
Walmart wants to deliver your groceries right to your refrigerator.