Content about Criticism of Wal-Mart

April 23, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores confirmed that it is investigating its operations in Mexico for possible violations of the U.S. law that prohibits bribery overseas.

October 21, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores is cutting back healthcare coverage for new part-time workers and significantly raising premiums for many new full-time associates, the New York Times reported.

October 17, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores announced Monday that the president of its China unit is stepping down.

July 5, 2011

According to multiple reports on Monday, India’s largest retailer has hired two former executives of Wal-Mart Stores’ China operations as its two top executives.

June 20, 2011

In a ruling that may mean new limits on class-action suits, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled for Wal-Mart Stores in the largest sex-discrimination lawsuit in history as it put the brakes on a massive job discrimination lawsuit against the chain.

June 1, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores said Friday it has replaced two of its top executives in China who resigned earlier this month.

March 30, 2011

A report released Tuesday by the Associated Press said that the U.S. Supreme Court may block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart on behalf of at least 500,000 women, and that could make it harder for other workers nationwide to bring class-action claims against large employers.

February 22, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores reported Tuesday that earnings for the quarter ended Jan. 31 jumped 27% as its international stores posted strong results.

January 17, 2011

The shareholders of South African Massmart chain have overwhelmingly accepted Wal-Mart's offer to buy 51% of their company, the chief executive said Monday, paving the way for Wal-Mart to enter Africa.

December 16, 2010

A Delaware judge on Wednesday barred a former top executive for Wal-Mart Stores from taking a job as president of CVS Caremark Corp. until a trial is held on Wal-Mart's claim that the executive signed a noncompete agreement that prevents him from working for CVS. The trial is scheduled for early March.

December 5, 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether to certify the largest class-action...

October 28, 2010

New York City - Wal-Mart Stores is considering taking a smaller stake in South African retailer Massmart Holdings Ltd. to keep its listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the Associated Press reported.

April 28, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores announced that it will implement additional beef safety measures at its Walmart U.S....

April 26, 2010

The AP reported Monday that a sharply divided federal appeals court on Monday exposed Wal-Mart...

March 8, 2009

Wal-Mart Stores has named Brian Cornell will become president and CEO of its Sam's Club...

March 1, 2009

Wal-Mart’s decision to close all of its Sam’s Club stores in Canada may open up...

February 26, 2009

Longtime Wal-Mart International executive Ignacio Perez has been named EVP operations at Sam’s Club following...

February 26, 2009

Wal-Mart Canada announced that it will discontinue its Ontario Sam's Club format in March to...

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