Walmart

U.S. discount retailer based in Arkansas

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Walmart Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses. As of April 30, 2019, Walmart has 11,368 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating under 55 different names. The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Canada, and South Africa. Since August 2018, Walmart only holds a minority stake in Walmart Brasil, with 20% of the company's shares, and private equity firm Advent International holding 80% ownership of the company.

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India has told foreign e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart that they must ensure compliance with new foreign investment rules aimed at..
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The airline accuses Walmart of "a transparent attempt to trade on the goodwill associated with" the JetBlue name
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Perrigo Company plc is recalling more than 23,000 containers of baby formula sold at Walmart stores nationwide.
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All bottles of unflavored Peñafiel mineral spring water are part of a voluntary withdrawal, Keurig Dr Pepper said in a statement Friday.
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The supermarket uses image recognition tech at checkouts to detect when items have not been scanned.
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Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will pay $282 million to settle a seven-year-long investigation into whether its overseas units in Mexico, Brazil, China and..
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Walmart agreed Thursday to pay $282 million to settle federal allegations of overseas corruption, including funneling more than $500,000 to an intermediary in..
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A test conducted by an Oakland nonprofit finds Peñafiel and Starkey bottled water contain levels of arsenic that violate state guidelines.
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Retailer allegedly funneled money to intermediaries in Brazil and other countries in order to win government permits
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As the two retail giants crank up their speedy delivery wars, they filed a total of 110 patents for drone technology
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