Syringe found from second Georgia store

DECATUR, Ga., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Police say they're investigating a syringe found in a pair of jogging pants a mother bought for her 4-year-old daughter at a suburban Atlanta store.

Mead: Tests show Enfamil Premium safe

GLENVIEW, Ill., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- New tests on Enfamil Premium baby formula confirm it is safe after a baby in Missouri died from contracting a rare bacterium, Mead Johnson Nutrition said.
Walmart pulls Enfamil after baby death

Walmart pulls Enfamil after baby death

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Walmart says it is removing Enfamil baby formula from its shelves as authorities in Missouri investigate the death of a baby who contracted a rare bacterium.

More syringes found in Walmart clothing

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Two more syringes were found in clothing at a Walmart in Cartersville, Ga., authorities said.

Found money produces many claimants

DULUTH, Minn., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A Duluth, Minn., newsman who found some cash says the ad he ran in the newspaper produced no fewer than 18 calls from folks claiming they lost money recently.
Walton family wealth put in perspective

Walton family wealth put in perspective

BERKELEY, Calif., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Six U.S. citizens, all of them tied to retail giant Walmart, are wealthier than the bottom 30 percent of U.S. families, an economist said.
Walmart conducts corrupt practices probe

Walmart conducts corrupt practices probe

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Walmart Stores Inc. said it is investigating whether some of its employees violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a U.S. law banning bribery overseas.
Walmart Canada charged in teen's death

Walmart Canada charged in teen's death

GRAND FALLS, New Brunswick, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Walmart Canada is facing 11 workplace safety violation charges in New Brunswick related to a 17-year-old worker's electrocution death in January.
3 more syringes found in Walmart clothes

3 more syringes found in Walmart clothes

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Three more syringes were found in clothes purchased at a Georgia Walmart, bringing to eight the total number of needles found since last week, officials said.
India hesitates on foreign retail

India hesitates on foreign retail

JALANDHAR, India, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- International retailers hoping to establish a presence in India have been put off, business leaders in India said.

Toy thieves kept notes on spree

ROSS, Pa., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Three people charged with stealing toys from 91 stores in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio kept detailed notes about the thefts, police said.

Syringes found in clothes at Ga. Walmart

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Syringes have been found in clothing on the shelves of a Walmart store in northern Georgia four times in recent days, authorities say.
Teens set off deer urine bombs in store

Teens set off deer urine bombs in store

FORT PAYNE, Ala., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Two DeKalb County, Ala., teens were arrested for allegedly setting off deer urine bombs in a Walmart store, causing more than $11,000 in damage, police say.
Retailers extend Cyber Monday throughout week

Retailers extend Cyber Monday throughout week

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Some U.S. online retailers extended Cyber Monday sales through the week as shoppers spent a projected $1.2 billion on the year's biggest online shopping day.

Black Friday pepper spraying may have been self defense

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The woman who used pepper spray during a Black Friday stampede at a Los Angeles Walmart store may have feared being crushed, police said.
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A Chinese woman waits outside of a Wal-Mart store in downtown Beijing, on September 7, 2008. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), branded as Walmart since 2008 and Wal-Mart before then, is an American public multinational corporation that runs chains of large discount department stores and warehouse stores. The company is the world's 18th largest public corporation, according to the Forbes Global 2000 list, and the largest public corporation when ranked by revenue. It is also the biggest private employer in the world with over 2 million employees, and is the largest retailer in the world. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962, incorporated on October 31, 1969, and publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972. It is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. Walmart is also the largest grocery retailer in the United States. In 2009, it generated 51% of its US$258 billion sales in the U.S. from grocery business.[2] It also owns and operates the Sam's Club retail warehouses in North America. Walmart has 8,500 stores in 15 countries, under 55 different names.[3] The company operates under its own name in the United States, including the 50 states and Puerto Rico. It operates in Mexico as Walmex, in the United Kingdom as Asda, in Japan as Seiyu, and in India as Best Price. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Brazil, and Canada. Walmart's investments outside North America have had mixed results: its operations in the United Kingdom, South America and China are highly successful, whereas ventures in Germany and South Korea were unsuccessful.

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