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July 3, 2012

Andrea Thomas, senior VP sustainability, Walmart, talked with Chain Store Age contributing editor Connie Gentry about what sustainability means at Walmart and how the company leverages its scale to make the biggest possible impact for global good.

June 22, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said in an emailed statement that the co-heads of its technology unit @WalmartLabs are leaving the company.

May 17, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a better-than-expected 9.2% increase in first-quarter profit on increased sales in the United States and a strong performance abroad.

April 24, 2012

In response to the New York Times article about compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Wal-Mart VP corporate communications, David Tovar on Tuesday made the following statement:

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.

November 14, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores has acquired Australian tech start-up Grabble for an undisclosed amount.

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.

September 27, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores announced that Eduardo Castro-Wright, 56, vice chairman and CEO of the company’s global e-commerce and global sourcing businesses, will retire on July 1, 2012.

August 15, 2011

According to reports by Reuters and Bloomberg on Friday, Wal-Mart Stores is transferring management of its e-commerce business to store-level leadership in developed countries and said that two online executives are leaving the company.

July 26, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores said Tuesday that it is leveraging last year’s acquisition of video-streaming service Vudu to launch digital online movie rental and streaming on Walmart.com.

June 3, 2011

“The world has changed a lot since my parents first shopped at Walmart; so have people and how they live. Our Next Generation Customer will include millions who are striving to join the emerging global middle class. They’re from the countryside around Punjab, India and the blue-collar suburbs of Sao Paulo, Brazil. They’re in the big cities -- from the wards of Chicago to the boroughs of New York City. They’re connected to the world through smartphones and social media. They’re in charge of when they shop and how they shop.”

May 17, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores reported Tuesday that net income for the first quarter ended April 30 rose 3% to $3.39 billion, beating Wall Street estimates.

April 27, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores CEO Mike Duke said rising gas prices are hurting the chain’s main customers, who are having an even harder time stretching their dollars to the next payday than they did a year ago.

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.

February 14, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores named Cindy Davis as executive VP Global Consumer Insights. In the position, she will lead the newly created Global Customer Insights team, helping both Walmart and Sam's Club understand broad consumer trends, provide insight into customers' needs across the world and create advanced analytical tools to support the business.

December 13, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is closing its Moscow office but said it is still interested in the Russian market.

December 3, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores has filed suit against CVS Caremark Corp. to prevent CVS from hiring former Wal-Mart executive Hank Mullany, according to a Friday report by Bloomberg.

November 22, 2010

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

September 8, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores will remain without a chief merchandising officer for its U.S. stores for the...

September 7, 2010

Andrea Thomas has been named Wal-Mart’s new senior VP sustainability. Matt Kistler, current senior VP...

July 22, 2010

Mayor Richard Daley asked aldermen on Thursday to support a third Walmart store in Chicago,...

June 21, 2010

On the heels of its Monday announcement that it would expand its presence in Chicago,...

June 3, 2010

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

May 17, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores reported Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose 10% on cost cuts and...