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Startup is off to good start at Wal-Mart

Retailer’s 2014 acquisition has checkouts going mobile

Subscriber onlyBerk Atikoglu admits he didn't think of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as a technology company when the world's largest retailer came calling nearly three years ago. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart starts retail-tech incubator

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. has opened a Silicon Valley-based innovation hub designed to identify, invent and invest in ideas that will "transform the future of commerce." Continue reading...

Getting it straight

Subscriber onlyThe Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate. We correct all errors of fact. If you know of an error, write: Kim Christ Deputy Managing Editor P.O. Box 2221 Little Rock, Ark. 72203 or call 501-378-3495 during businesshours Monday through Friday. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart launches incubator lab to house startups

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is launching an incubator lab focused on projects in robotics, virtual and augmented reality and artificial intelligence as it aims to compete more aggressively with Amazon. Continue reading...

Apparel website is added to lineup

ModCloth fits in, Wal-Mart notes

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. added another e-commerce company to its portfolio Friday, acquiring women's clothing retailer ModCloth for an undisclosed amount. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart buys online clothing seller ModCloth

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart has bought trendy clothing seller ModCloth, part of a big push to pick up smaller online brands as it tries to make headway against Amazon. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart CEO: Evolve, but perform, too

Subscriber onlyDoug McMillon hasn't been shy about his willingness to make changes in his time as chief executive officer at Wal-Mart Stores Inc., leading the retailer through a transformation as it tries to keep pace with the evolving preferences of consumers and online competitors like Amazon.com. Continue reading...