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October 30, 2012

Bentonville, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. released a statement on Tuesday that none of its facilities have sustained any significant damage from Hurricane Sandy.

Some 168 stores remain closed, said the retailer, but some will be reopening with the use of generators.

The company also said that the superstorm has not had an impact on holiday planning at this point.

July 20, 2012

Facebook Inc.'s Mark Zuckerberg and senior managers will meet the top executives of Wal-Mart Stores to discuss ways of deepening relations between the two companies, Reuters reported.

April 17, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it will hire 100 additional developers in India as part of its @WalmartLabs unit, which is focused on growing the retailer’s social media and mobile presence globally.

February 6, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores on Monday announced that the company’s 2012 Annual Shareholders meeting will be held on Fri., June 1, 2012 at 7 a.m. CDT, in Bud Walton Arena at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark.

December 9, 2011

A Friday report by Reuters said that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. disclosed an agreement Thursday to sell more than 70 million shares by a firm controlled by members of the founding Walton family.

December 9, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. revealed Thursday it has launched an internal investigation into whether its overseas operations complied with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in matters including permitting, licensing and inspections.

October 26, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores is closing its U.S. apparel office in New York City as it shifts its focus from trendier fashions to more basic clothing. News of the move was first reported by Women’s Wear Daily and Reuters.

October 12, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores will hold its annual meeting in Rogers, Ark., near its Bentonville, Ark., headquarters on Wednesday, and said the meeting focus will be on reversing the decline in its U.S. Walmart stores’ business.

October 3, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. will webcast its annual meeting for the investment community on Wed., Oct. 12 from approximately 8:00 a.m. CDT to 3:30 p.m. CDT.

September 14, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores unveiled a multibillion-dollar women¹s initiative whereby it double the money it spends with women-owned businesses, train women around the world and push major suppliers to use more women and minorities on work they do for the retailer.

September 14, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores said Wednesday that its technology unit, @WalmartLabs, has acquired Boulder, Colo.-based mobile and social advertising firm OneRiot.

June 17, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores disclosed in an email Friday that its China senior VP operations has left the company.

April 18, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores said Monday it is acquiring Mountain View, Calif.-based social media company Kosmix to help strengthen its social and mobile commerce.

January 18, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores on Tuesday denied reports by a Santiago, Chile, newspaper that it would consider opening banks in Chile and Argentina.

November 22, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will match competitor prices beginning on Thanksgiving Day and running through the Black Friday weekend

September 19, 2010

A recent report filed with the House’s clerk’s office revealed that Wal-Mart Stores spent $1.43...

July 22, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores reported Thursday that its general manager of apparel, Dottie Mattison, has resigned her...

June 3, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores said Friday that it is on the hunt for acquisitions around the world....

May 23, 2010

Wal-Mart is hiring for 300 jobs at a location the company is planning to open...

March 18, 2010

A racial comment made over the public-address system at a Walmart store in Washington Township...

January 11, 2010

Wal-Mart said Monday it will close 10 money-losing Sam's Club stores and cut 1,500 jobs...

November 10, 2008

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Sam’s Club said Tuesday that it will waive membership requirements...

November 4, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. aims to expand a pilot with Caterpillar Inc. to negotiate drug...

October 28, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching a new design for its supercenters, which will feature wider...

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