U.S. discount retailer Walmart has pledged to hire any veteran in their first year after active duty, Chief Executive Officer Bill Simon said Tuesday.
Online Black Friday sales were up 20.7 percent this year compared to the day after Thanksgiving in 2011, IBM Smarter Commerce says.
Bargain hunters indulging in post-turkey deal-seeking encountered protests as some of the largest U.S. retailers opened earlier than ever for Black Friday.
Republican Bill Simon dropped out of the running for California governor Saturday.
Incumbent Democrat Gray Davis has widened his lead over Republican challenger Bill Simon in the California gubernatorial race, according to a new poll Tuesday.