Walmart

  • Woman found hanging from tree at Walmart

    SOUTH FULTON, Ga. – Police confirm that a woman whose body was found attached to a tree was in fact hanging from it Monday morning. Police got the call around 3:30AM. Her body was found hanging from a tree at a Walmart Supercenter located on Old National Highway at...
  • Walmart makes a $16 billion bet on India’s booming economy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart will soon reach shoppers in India’s massive consumer market directly, as it takes control of the online retailer Flipkart that’s known for its ubiquitous delivery drivers on their motorcycles with oversized backpacks. The $16 billion controlling stake, announced Wednesday, is the largest acquisition yet...
  • Walmart rushes into India, paying $16B for stake in Flipkart

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart is breaking into India’s massive and growing consumer market, spending $16 billion for a controlling stake in the online retailer Flipkart, whose delivery drivers, with their motorcycles and oversized backpacks, have become ubiquitous across the nation of 1.3 billion people. Online sales in India...
  • Walmart Pharmacy changes policy regarding opioids

    Walmart is taking steps aimed at curbing opioid abuse and misuse. The retail giant announced on Monday that Walmart and Sam’s Club will restrict initial acute opioid prescriptions to no more than a seven-day supply within the next 60 days. It also will follow laws in states that require acute opioid...
  • Workers say Walmart store evacuated after teen starts fire inside

    DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. – Customers were forced out of a local Walmart store after police say someone tried to set a fire inside the store. Workers and customers are being kept out of store along Thorton Road in Lithia Springs. Store workers told Channel 2’s Nefertiti Jaquez that a teen...
  • Walmart may have a new dress code coming

    Walmart sells more blue jeans than anyone, but its in-store employees couldn’t wear them while on the clock — until now. The nation’s biggest private employer is testing new dress codes in a small number of U.S. stores, hoping that more relaxed standards could help it attract and retain...
  • WalMart removing fashion giant magazine from checkout lines

    Walmart is saying goodbye to Cosmopolitan. The retail giant will remove the women’s fashion magazine from checkout lines at 5,000 stores across the country, according to a press release from National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) Tuesday, an organization that helped instigate the policy change. “You can go through and buy your...
  • Walmart and Amazon would love to get an invite into your home

    Walmart (WMT) would love if you’d invite it into your home. The retail giant said Monday that in April it will roll out a service in more than 2,000 of its stores that allows customers to summon independent workers to assemble and install a range of products, such as appliances,...
  • Walmart delivering groceries to more areas now

    Walmart shoppers living in more than 100 metro areas will be able to get their groceries delivered to their door by the end of this year, as the retailer expands a service that could give it a leg up in its ongoing battle with e-commerce giant Amazon. Already available...