Retailer probes Mexico license issue

Posted: December 19, 2012 at 3:36 a.m.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it’s investigating how it got a license for a store in Mexico after The New York Times reported Monday night that the retailer’s local unit bribed an official to change a zoning map.

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