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9/16/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Wal-Mart VP Is Out After Lying on Resume (Jutia Group)

[Bloomberg] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)'s chief spokesman resigned after the company discovered an almost two-decade-old falsehood in his official biography, a person familiar with the situation said. David Tovar, who announced last week that he was leaving the job as vice president of communications, has previously said he earned a bachelor of arts [...]

9/12/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart: Who Gets Hurt By Neighborhood Market ... (Jutia Group)

[at Barrons.com] - Earlier this week, Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) said it would kill the Wal-Mart Express brand in favor of making them Neighborhood Markets. Gilford Securities' Bernard Sosnick considers the implications: Express stores will be renamed Neighborhood Markets. The store count for Neighborhood Markets will include supermarkets of 40,000 sq. ft. and units as [...]

9/10/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): Among Walmart’s Top Holiday Toys: A Smartwatch for $60 (Jutia Group)

[at 24/7 Wall St.] - Walmart has announced its Top 20 Toys List for the coming holiday season, based on the toys picked by hundreds of kids. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current market cap of $246.89B, started trading this morning at $76.79.   Today, [...]

9/9/14Company Update (NYSE:DG): Dollar General’s Family Dollar Campaign Said to Hang on Wal-Mart (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may be the deciding factor in whether two of its discount rivals can merge. Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) says Dollar General Corp.’s proposal to buy the company will have a tough time getting past regulators. Dollar General, whose interest in Family Dollar has been rebuffed twice, has [...]

9/2/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wolfe Research Thinks Dollar General Deal Is W... (Jutia Group)

[Benzinga] - Dollar General (NYSE: DG ) sweetened offer to dominate the deep-discount retail market offers the strongest competition for Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT ), an analyst said Tuesday. Dollar wants win a bidding war ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $244.67B, opened at $75.42.   [...]

8/29/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): How Wal-Mart Is Disrupting The Dollar Store Space (Jutia Group)

[Benzinga] - Dollar stores are trying to strengthen their presence in the small-box store market for a reason that many people don’t understand. Contrary to popular belief, it might have to do with Wal-Mart Stores ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $243.87B, began trading this morning at $75.75. [...]

8/27/14Company Update (NYSE:WMT): Wal-Mart’s South African unit Massmart says H1 profit down 25 pct (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - South African retailer Massmart reported a 25.2 percent fall in half-year profit on Thursday as debt-laden consumers battling rising living costs cut back on spending. Massmart, majority-owned by Wal-Mart ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $244.65B, opened at $75.47.   Looking at today's [...]

8/21/14Company Update (NYSE:WMT): Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch (Jutia Group)

[at CNNMoney.com] - Attention Wal-Mart shoppers: iPhone prices are coming down. Wal-Mart cut prices for the iPhone 5S and 5C on Wednesday, offering further evidence that next-generation iPhones will indeed be released on ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $242.90B, ended session yesterday at $74.96.   [...]

8/19/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): On wings of endangered butterflies, critics attack Florida planned Walmart (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - A Florida real estate developer is putting on hold plans to build a Walmart store and hundreds of apartments after federal officials last week moved to protect two species of endangered butterflies on the proposed site, a rare tract of forest brimming with wildlife. "The last thing these butterflies need is another [...]

8/18/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart Is Said to Be Unlikely to Make Offer ... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) is unlikely to bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) after an internal review of the takeover target, people familiar with the situation said. Wal-Mart determined that Family Dollar wouldn’t be a good fit with its smaller-format stores, according to one of the people, who asked not [...]

8/14/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – New Wesley Chapel Walmart Opens to Shoppers (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - New store located at 28500 State Road 54 Wesley Chapel Walmart creates approximately 300 new jobs Store open 24 hours a day, seven days a week Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart3418 WESLEY CHAPEL, ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $239.67B, started the session at $73.89. [...]

8/6/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – New Camp Hill Walmart to Open to Shoppers (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - New store located at 3400 Hartzdale Drive Camp Hill Walmart creates approximately 200 new jobs Store open 24 hours a day, seven days a week Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart5888 CAMP HILL, ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $238.11B, started the session at [...]

8/4/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – [video] Target, Walmart Must Ramp Up Online Ini... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Even the analysts at Goldman Sachs are no longer bullish on Walmart Stores Inc. shares, saying it could just be a matter of time before they're dethroned by Amazon. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $235.63B, started trading this morning at $73.38.   [...]

8/1/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Walmart and Sam’s Club Raise More Than $125,000 for St. Francis Health... (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - Topeka, KS - Walmart and Sam's Club associates, customers and members recently wrapped up a six-week campaign to raise funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) across the country. St. Francis ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $237.06B, started the session at $73.32.   [...]

7/31/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Statement on Green Bay Plans (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - GREEN BAY, Wisconsin, July, 30, 2014 -- The Green Bay City Council recently voted against Walmart's request to rezone the Larsen Green property, which would have allowed us to better serve our downtown ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $239.11B, opened this morning at $73.99. [...]

7/30/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Launches Back-to-College Season with De... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Walmart is kicking off back-to-college shopping with savings for customers however they like to shop – in stores, online and through their mobile devices. Starting Aug. 1, the reta Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $241.06B, opened this morning at $75.92.   Looking [...]

7/28/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Is in BIG Trouble as Family Dollar and ... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Dollar Tree is buying Family Dollar, creating a retail powerhouse. The loser of this merger will be Walmart. Brian Sozzi provides analysis. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $244.04B, opened at $75.44.   Looking at the equity, the company's one day range is [...]

7/24/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – UPDATE 2-Wal-Mart replaces head of struggling U.S. business (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - * Asia head Greg Foran to move to United States * Wal-Mart says U.S. head Simon's departure "amicable" July 24 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc replaced its U.S. head Bill Simon with Asia chief Greg Foran as it seeks to restore the fortunes of its largest business after a year of sluggish [...]

7/21/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Teachers Chalk Up 10 Percent Savings at Walmart... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - For the first time ever, Walmart is offering teachers across the country 10 percent savings on classroom supplies. The retailer announced the teacher-exclusive savings event as data shows 53 percent of teachers received less in funding last year. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value [...]

6/25/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) | How Wal-Mart Made One Family Filthy Rich (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - Sam Walton's shrewdest move just may have been handing over control of Wal-Mart to his kids decades before it got huge. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $244.12B, started trading this morning at $75.76.   Looking at today's market, WMT one [...]

6/6/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): Walmart CEO Outlines Company’s Future: Being Customer-Driven, Investi... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - At the company’s Annual Shareholders Meeting, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. President and CEO Doug McMillon reaffirmed Walmart’s mission and outlined new ways the company will serve custom Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $249.98B, opened this morning at $77.47.   Looking at the equity, [...]

5/30/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Shelley Broader Named President And CEO Of Walmart EMEA Region (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) today announced the promotion of Shelley Broader, currently president and CEO of Walmart Canada, to executive vice president, president and CEO of Walmart EMEA. In her new role, Ms. Broader will lead Walmart's retail operations and oversee business development in [...]

5/19/14Company Update (NYSE:WMT): T-Mobile taps Walmart to sell low-cost 4G tablets with limited free se... (Jutia Group)

[paidContent.org] - Adding to the T-Mobile phones Walmart already sells, the large retailer is now carrying two 4G Android tablets powered by T-Mobile's network. Both come with 200 MB of high-speed monthly data with options ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $248.29B, began trading this morning at $77.11. [...]

5/15/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart’s (WMT) CEO C. Douglas McMillon On Q... (Jutia Group)

[Seeking Alpha] - This call is the property of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and is intended for the use of Walmart shareholders and the investment community. This call will contain statements that Walmart believes are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended, and that are intended [...]

5/14/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart shares tumble, rebound within a minut... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Wal-Mart (WMT) shares fell sharply in an instant as volume spiked late on Wednesday afternoon, in an out-of-the-ordinary mini \"flash crash,\" data showed. In less than one second, the stock of the world's largest retailer tumbled from $78.66 to $78.06. Within a minute, the stock rebounded, with nearly 250,000 shares changing hands [...]

5/9/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart should face lawsuit over alleged Mexico... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc should face a U.S. lawsuit accusing it of defrauding shareholders by concealing suspected corruption at its Mexico operations, even after learning that a damaging media report detailing alleged bribery was being prepared, a federal judge said. U.S. Magistrate Judge Erin Setser in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Thursday recommended denying Wal-Mart's [...]

5/2/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) | New Walmart Express Store Opens in Oriental (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - New Walmart Express Store located at 1400 B Broad St. Extension Approximately 30 jobs created by Oriental Walmart Express Store open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week ORIENTAL, N.C., April 25, 2014 ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current market cap of [...]

4/30/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart brings one-stop shopping to car insurance (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Wal-Mart is bringing one-stop shopping to another area: auto insurance. The world's largest retailer has teamed up with AutoInsurance.com to let shoppers quickly find and buy insurance policies online ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $257.25B, began trading this morning at $79.59.   [...]

4/29/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Convenes Key Partners at First-ever Sustainable Produc... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Walmart today joined forces with CEOs from more than a dozen global companies to sign new commitments that accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and recycling. The pledges kicked off Walmart’s inaugural Sustainable Product Expo, a three-day collaboration to expand the availability of products that sustain people and the environment. Read more [...]

4/24/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Ex-Wal-Mart CEO Duke retired with $140 million (Jutia Group)

[at CNNMoney.com] - Mike Duke, who retired as CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Jan. 31, saw the value of his retirement account jump more than 23% to $140.1 million in his last year at the company. During that same period, Wal-Mart ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $252.88B, [...]

4/23/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Releases 2014 Annual Shareholders’ M... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today filed its Proxy Statement in preparation for its upcoming Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on Friday, June 6. The company also issued its 2014 A Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $252.00B, began trading this morning at $77.57.   Looking at [...]

4/22/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Give a Mother’s Day Gift with Meaning When You Shop Walmart’s New Em... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - In time for Mother’s Day, Walmart expands its Empowering Women Together product offering of unique and meaningful gifts that will celebrate moms everywhere while supporting small women-owned businesses from around the world. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $250.00B, opened at $77.42.   [...]

4/17/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Walmart Unveils ‘Walmart-2-Walmart’ Money Transfer Service Between S... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Walmart has unveiled a new store-to-store money transfer service launching later this month, aimed at helping its customers send cash to loved ones without paying an extortionate fee. The big box giant is the first retailer to operate this sort of initiative in-house. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. [...]

4/9/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart and GE Transforming Retail Lighting wit... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Walmart announced plans today to purchase energy-efficient LED ceiling lighting fixtures for new supercenters in the United States, stores in Asia and Latin America, and Asda locations in the United Kingdom. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $251.59B, started trading this morning at [...]

4/7/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Huang’s tale: from Walmart cashier to labour leader in China (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - DENGFENG, China, April 8 (Reuters) - Huang Xingguo took a job as a cashier at a new Walmart store in his hometown in southern China for a steady paycheck and the prospect of upward mobility after a string of sales jobs and a run as a day trader. Five years later, he [...]

3/27/14Market Update: Visa Inc (NYSE:V) – Wal-Mart sues Visa for $5 billion over card swipe fees (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc this week sued Visa Inc for $5 billion, accusing the credit and debit card network of excessively high card swipe fees, several months after the retailer opted out of a class action settlement between merchants and Visa and MasterCard Inc. Visa declined to comment on the suit, filed Tuesday [...]

3/27/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart sues Visa for $5 billion over card swi... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc this week sued Visa Inc for $5 billion, accusing the credit and debit card network of excessively high card swipe fees, several months after the retailer opted out of a class action settlement between merchants and Visa and MasterCard Inc. Visa declined to comment on the suit, filed Tuesday [...]

3/26/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Debuts Futuristic Truck (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Walmart showcased its futuristic truck today at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience is a tractor-trailer combination tha Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $246.16B, opened at $77.08.   Today’s price range has been between $76.23 and [...]

3/18/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) | [video] Wal-Mart to Enter Used Videogame Business (Jutia Group)

[at MarketWatch] - Wal-Mart is diving into the used videogame business, offering gamers the ability to trade in used games for groceries, a move that is likely to deliver a big blow to already struggling GameStop. Shelly ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $242.56B, started [...]

3/17/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): [video] Wal-Mart to Enter Used Videogame Business (Jutia Group)

[at MarketWatch] - Wal-Mart is diving into the used videogame business, offering gamers the ability to trade in used games for groceries, a move that is likely to deliver a big blow to already struggling GameStop. Shelly ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $241.96B, started trading this morning [...]

3/14/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): Walmart Ready to Reveal New Store to Raynham Shoppers (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - RAYNHAM, Mass., March 13, 2013- A new Walmart will open Saturday, March 15, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store at 160 Broadway is conveniently located and is open 6 a.m. to ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $242.14B, began trading [...]

3/13/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): New Walmart Neighborhood Market to Bring Convenience, Savings & Jobs to ... (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - LOMA LINDA, CA (March 12, 2014)- Walmart today announced it will bring a new Neighborhood Market to the City of Loma Linda. The store, set to open this summer in the Center Point Shopping Center at the ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $242.91B, [...]

3/12/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Two South Dakota Nonprofits Receive $50,000 fr... (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - RAPID CITY, S.D. - March 12, 2014 - The Walmart Foundation's South Dakota State Giving Program has awarded $50,000 to two nonprofits dedicated to serving residents through its core areas of giving: hunger ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $244.72B, opened this morning at $74.85. [...]

3/11/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – New Walmart to Bring Quality Jobs, 24/7 Shoppin... (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - New store located at 9260 S. Houghton Road Tucson Walmart creates approximately 200 new jobs Store open 24 hours a day, seven days a week TUCSON, Ariz., March 10, 2014 - Tucson is poised to celebrate its ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $242.22B, began [...]

3/5/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart Poised To Go All-In With Plug Power (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - Plug Power ( PLUG ) aficionados across the globe already know of the blockbuster Feb. 26 announcement regarding Wal-Mart's ( WMT ) purchase order of 1,738 more GenDrive fuel cell units, hydrogen supply ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $242.16B, opened at $75.31. [...]

3/4/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Celadon Trucking Honored as 2013 General Merchandise Platinum Carrier of... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Celadon Group, Inc.’s Celadon Trucking Services today announced that it was awarded by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. its prestigious General Merchandise Platinum Carrier of the Year award. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $243.38B, began trading this morning at $74.89.   [...]

3/3/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Foundation Awards $515,000 To Nevada N... (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - LAS VEGAS - March 3, 2014 - The Walmart Foundation's Nevada State Giving Program has awarded $515,000 to seven organizations located across the state. Grants have been made to the Minden Rotary Club Foundation, ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $239.75B, started [...]

2/27/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Is Wal-Mart serious about boosting the minimum wage? Don’t b... (Jutia Group)

[at Fortune] - By Tory Newmyer, writer FORTUNE -- You may be experiencing neck strain if you've been trying to track Wal-Mart's position on a federal minimum wage increase over the last couple of days. Bloomberg made ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $241.06B, opened at $74.78. [...]

2/26/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Triples Hydrogen Fuel Cell Order (Jutia Group)

[24/7 Wall St.] - Shares of Plug Power surged in premarket trading Wednesday after the fuel cell maker revealed that it had received a big order from Walmart for additional hydrogen fuel cells for its lift truck fleets.... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $241.22B, began [...]

2/25/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Why Wal-Mart Should Buy Family Dollar (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - Wal-Mart's desire to expand in a critical market could be easily solved by acquiring Family Dollar. Here's why the move would make sense. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $237.82B, opened at $73.18.   A quick look at the market, the company's [...]


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