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Wal-Mart suers granted class action

Subscriber onlyA federal judge granted class-action status to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shareholders who filed a lawsuit in 2012 alleging the retailer defrauded investors by covering up a bribery scheme in Mexico. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart to face class-action suit over alleged bribery in Mexico

NEW YORK — A federal judge has granted class-action status to Wal-Mart investors suing the world's largest retailer over allegations that it covered up a bribery scheme in Mexico to help its business there. Continue reading...

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Subscriber only$750,000 to settle HP hiring-bias case Continue reading...

Wal-Mart completes deal for Jet.com

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart says it has completed its deal to buy fast-growing online retailer Jet.com for $3 billion in cash plus $300 million in stock. Continue reading...

Technology behind Wal-Mart buy

Shrewd to gain Jet.com’s ‘smart cart’ abilities, analysts say

Subscriber onlyJet.com has carved out a space in the online marketplace by promising to give customers more control over the price they pay for a basket of products. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart wins automated-cart patent

Subscriber onlyChief Executive Officer Doug McMillon told employees gathered for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s annual shareholders meeting in June the retailer had an opportunity to "re-imagine retail." Continue reading...