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Walmart: American multinational retailer
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, 2020, Walmart has 11,484 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating under 56 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 Flipkart Wholesale in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Canada, and South Africa. Since August 2018, Walmart holds only a minority stake in Walmart Brasil, which was renamed Grupo Big in August 2019, with 20 percent of the company's shares, and private equity firm Advent International holding 80 percent ownership of the company.

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Walmart To Debut Subscription Service Soon [Video]

Walmart To Debut Subscription Service Soon

Walmart delayed the July launch of its subscription service. Business Insider reports that Walmart needs to debut soon to avoid missing out on holiday sales. The 2020 holiday shopping season is most..

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Trim exposure to Apple, Microsoft: strategist [Video]

Trim exposure to Apple, Microsoft: strategist

Crossmark Global Investments' Victoria Fernandez is still bullish about tech stocks, but she says investors should take some profits on the big names. She tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors should..

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BoA: Reasons To Buy Discount Store Stocks [Video]

BoA: Reasons To Buy Discount Store Stocks

Business Insider reports that banks' and tech giants' earnings largely impressed Wall Street. Bank of America says discount stores are set to post similarly positive results, according to Bank of..

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Walmart Will Offer Low Cost Health Insurance [Video]

Walmart Will Offer Low Cost Health Insurance

Walmart has over 5,000 locations in the U.S. and 265 million customers globally. And according to Business Insider, they may be ready to give health insurance providers some competition. Walmart is..

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If fast food is essential, so are kids in school -DeSantis [Video]

If fast food is essential, so are kids in school -DeSantis

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday spoke about reopening schools and told reporters, "We spent months saying that there were certain things that were essential. That included fast-food..

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Walmart is competing with Amazon Prime by launching a new subscription service [Video]

Walmart is competing with Amazon Prime by launching a new subscription service

Business Insider reports that Walmart is set to launch Walmart+ by the end of this month. The subscription will cost $98 a year. It will offer members free same-day delivery from Walmart stores...

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Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon [Video]

Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon

Walmart is reportedly set to launch Walmart+ ...the company’s answer to Amazon Prime. Walmart + will go live later in July, after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its initial springtime launch. A..

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Walmart to soon launch Amazon Prime rival -report [Video]

Walmart to soon launch Amazon Prime rival -report

Walmart is close to launching its membership program, in direct competition to online retail giant Amazon.com's overly popular Prime service, according to a published media report, citing sources...

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Off-Duty Cop Shoots Shoplifting Suspect Eleven Times [Video]

Off-Duty Cop Shoots Shoplifting Suspect Eleven Times

An off-duty police officer in Del City, Oklahoma, opened fire on a Walmart customer who allegedly shoplifted. Newser reports the Langston University cop struggled with the suspect, who appeared to have..

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Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-Ins [Video]

Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-Ins

Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-Ins

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Former Walmart Employee Kills One, Injures Others At Walmart Distribution Center [Video]

Former Walmart Employee Kills One, Injures Others At Walmart Distribution Center

An otherwise ordinary day at work in Red Bluff, California, turned to horror on Sunday. CNN reports at least two people are dead and four are injured after a shooting at a Walmart distribution center..

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Walmart distribution center shooting leaves two dead [Video]

Walmart distribution center shooting leaves two dead

[NFA] A shooting at a Walmart distribution center in Red Bluff, California, killed at least two people and injured four others late on Saturday, officials said. Freddie Joyner has more.

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Walmart Rewards Workers [Video]

Walmart Rewards Workers

When the pandemic started many retailers rewarded their employees, or "essential workers", who continued to work. Walmart is one of the biggest employers in the country. Walmart's hourly employees,..

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Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores [Video]

Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores

Walmart said it will not display in its stores the flag of the U.S. state of Mississippi, which includes a Confederate flag emblem, and is separately reviewing if items sold on its website in Canada..

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Death toll from Texas shooting rampage rises to 22, Trump to visit El Paso

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El Paso mass shooting: Toll climbs to 22 as mayor prepares for Donald Trump's visit; local residents express anger over president's trip

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Two Texas shooting victims die in hospital, raising death toll to 22

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Texas suspect charged with murder in shooting labeled domestic terrorism

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Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting

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Texas Walmart massacre: El Paso attack being investigated as 'domestic terrorism'

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Mexico considers litigation labeling El Paso massacre as 'terrorism'

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Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims

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Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico.
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