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Wal-Mart, IBM team on food-safety tracking

Subscriber onlySpinach was pulled off grocery stores shelves and disappeared from restaurants in the fall of 2006, when an E. coli outbreak resulted in 205 confirmed illnesses and three deaths across 26 states. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart's 4Q profit off 18%

Same-store sales, traffic rise; e-commerce buildup a drag

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. reported same-store sales growth and traffic increases in its U.S. stores during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017, but the company's profit continued to be dragged down by e-commerce and other investments. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart earnings fall, but online sales surge

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart's fourth-quarter earnings fell nearly 18 percent as the world's largest retailer was hurt by its investments in e-commerce and stores. Continue reading...

Web-avid, Wal-Mart buys Moosejaw

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. continued to expand its online portfolio Wednesday, acquiring Michigan-based retailer Moosejaw for about $51 million. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart buys outdoor clothes and gear seller Moosejaw in $51M deal

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart has acquired the outdoor clothing and gear seller Moosejaw for $51 million as it expands its online offerings. Continue reading...

Buffett's firm reduces stake in Wal-Mart, invests in Apple, airlines

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's company nearly quadrupled its investment in Apple to over 57 million shares during the last three months of last year. Continue reading...

Retailer modifies its buying operation

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. is adjusting its buying operations in efforts to make the process more efficient for both the retailer and its vast network of suppliers. Continue reading...