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Wal-Mart talking with Lord & Taylor

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. wants to "elevate" the brands on Walmart.com to compete with Amazon.com and is working on a solution through a partnership with a New York-based department store chain. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart's Store No. 8 aims to see around corner

Subscriber onlyMyron Burke, principal of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s Store No. 8, pointed to the invention of the iPhone when he considered the mission of the Bentonville company's retail technology investment arm. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart exec who made $244M in 2016 is highest-paid in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyMarc Lore, the founder and former chief executive officer of Jet.com, which Wal-Mart Stores Inc. acquired a year ago, is by far the highest-paid executive among Arkansas' largest public companies. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart boosts digital basket

Subscriber onlyOne of the reasons behind Wal-Mart's $3.3 billion acquisition of Jet.com last year was the e-commerce website's "smart cart" technology, which is designed to give online shoppers more control over the price they pay for a basket of goods. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart slows store growth, puts more into e-commerce

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. expects U.S. e-commerce sales growth of 40 percent in the next fiscal year and plans to open another 1,000 grocery pickup locations, continuing its push to challenge Amazon.com for retail sales by emphasizing the integration of its online and in-store businesses. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart estimates digital sales to grow 40%, plans to open 25 stores in next fiscal year

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is all about online, anticipating digital sales next fiscal year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery shoppers at its stores. Continue reading...

New Wal-Mart service to speed up returns

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. wants to make returns easier for customers and will roll out a new service across its 4,700 U.S. stores next month. Continue reading...