Wal-Mart 8-K 2016
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 or 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
August 8, 2016
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
702 S.W. 8th Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72716-0215
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
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Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 8.01. Other Events.
The attached press release discusses the agreement by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ("Walmart" or the "Company") to acquire Jet.com, Inc. Walmart considers the statements in the attached press release regarding the impact of this acquisition and the anticipated closing date to be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"), that are intended to enjoy the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provided by the Act. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and other factors.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 - A copy of the Press Release referenced in Item 8.01 of this Form 8-K is included herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: August 8, 2016