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Walmart to expand grocery delivery

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. plans to make its grocery-delivery service available to about 40 percent of U.S. households by the end of the year, expanding a program that has become part of its strategy to compete for grocery sales with Amazon.com, Target Corp. and others. Continue reading...

Walmart, Dick's sued over gun-age policy

Subscriber onlyA 20-year-old Oregon man is suing Walmart Inc. and Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., challenging the retailers' recent decisions to raise the required age for purchasing a firearm in their stores. Continue reading...

Walmart to expand meal-kit service

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. is taking a bigger step into the meal-kit market with plans to expand a service it had been testing in some stores to more than 2,000 locations by the end of the year. Continue reading...

Walmart curbs Jet.com marketing dollars

Subscriber onlyWhen Walmart acquired Jet.com in 2016, the e-commerce platform was viewed as its vehicle to attract the higher-income, urban and millennial shoppers it needs to better compete online with Amazon.com. Continue reading...

Walmart's Allswell to sell bedding online

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. has created a brand to sell mattresses and bedding online as part of ongoing efforts to expand its digital offerings and attract upscale shoppers. Continue reading...

Little Rock-based Dillard's logs upbeat quarter

Same-store sales grow by 3%; increase first since 2015

Subscriber onlyDillard's Inc. shares climbed nearly 17 percent Tuesday after the company reported $157.6 million in net income, or earnings per share of $5.55, and its first same-store sales increase since 2015. Continue reading...

Online sales hiccup dogs Walmart

Slower growth sapped stock

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. hit a speed bump last year in building an e-commerce business capable of keeping pace with online giant Amazon.com. Continue reading...

Walmart refashions home decor on website

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. has revamped the way its website presents home decor items, having created what it describes as a "specialty home shopping experience" at Walmart.com. Continue reading...

Shares sink after Walmart quarter's earnings fall 42%

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. on Tuesday reported a lower-than-expected fourth-quarter profit and slower U.S. e-commerce sales growth, results that overshadowed a strong holiday performance. Its shares tumbled 10 percent. Continue reading...

Software helps retailers perfect internet data

Subscriber onlyThe name of WhyteSpyder's new software tool came to co-founder Alex Ahmad in a dream. Continue reading...

Arkansas-based trucking company's income tops $31M

P.A.M. reports fourth-quarter rise aided by new tax law

Subscriber onlyP.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. reported net income of $31.6 million during the fourth quarter, a large increase from the same period a year ago that was the result of the new corporate tax structure. Continue reading...

Shipping now free for premium members at Sam's Club

Business-styled membership cut

Subscriber onlyThe warehouse division of Walmart Inc. is adding a perk for its premium members -- free shipping on nearly every item available on its website. Continue reading...

Walmart adds Square exec to board

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. has added more technology expertise to its board of directors as part of its ongoing mission to compete online with e-commerce giant Amazon.com. Continue reading...

Walmart buys virtual reality startup

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc.'s innovation hub has acquired a virtual reality startup to aid the retailer's efforts to develop uses for the technology in its stores and online. Continue reading...

Crystal Bridges shows 1960s works by black artists

Emphasis on role in civil-rights era

Subscriber onlyA new temporary exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art begins with a question posed by a group of black artists in the 1960s: "Is there a Negro image?" Continue reading...