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Wal-Mart Builds More Warehouses, Better Tech to Boost E-Commerce Business

Walmart logoRetail giant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is taking aggressive measures to try to bolster its e-commerce business and better compete with its main foe, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN).
NYSE:WMT October 6, 2016 7:48am

Wal-Mart Lifts Forecast as Brick-and-Mortar Recovery Continues

Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has now seen eight consecutive quarters of same-store sales growth, which propeled earnings higher and prompted a raised full-year outlook.
NYSE:WMT August 18, 2016 8:06am

Wal-Mart’s Retail War with Amazon Depends on Landing Rockstar CEO Marc Lore

walmart-logoAs Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) closes in on its $3 billion acquisition of online retailer Jet.com, people close to the situation report that the deal hinges upon retaining Jet.com CEO Marc Lore.
NYSE:WMT August 7, 2016 9:10am

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Tries Subtle Cost Cutting Measures In China And It Backfires

walmartTyler Durden:  As we have covered ad nauseam, companies who rushed to perform the most altruistic of favors to workers by raising wages are now facing the realization that profitability simply can't be maintained, and thus are taking measures to cut costs (ie: firing people or reducing hours).
ETF BASIC NEWS July 8, 2016 10:56am

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. vs. Amazon.com, Inc.: The Battle Heats Up

Wall streetBob Ciura:  The two biggest names in retail right now are Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN). These two dominate the retail business; Wal-Mart is the biggest retailer in the world, while Amazon is generating massive growth in the online retail space.
NYSE:XRT May 23, 2016 2:04pm

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Surpasses Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. As Largest Retail Company In The World

wall-street-etfTyler Durden:   We may not have the exact numbers yet, but in a filing with the SEC on Tuesday, China's online retail behemoth Alibaba Group announced that it had "become the largest retail economy in the world" at the end of its fiscal year on March 31, "as measured by gross merchandise volume (GMV) on its China retail marketplaces."
ETF BASIC NEWS April 7, 2016 11:52am

Economic Recovery? 13 Of The Biggest Retailers In America Are Closing Down Stores

retail etfBarack Obama recently stated that anyone that is claiming that America’s economy is in decline is “peddling fiction“.  Well, if the economy is in such great shape, why are major retailers shutting down hundreds of stores all over the country? 
NYSE:XRT March 1, 2016 6:07pm

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Doubles Down On Wage Hike Debacle, Will Give Everyone A Raise Next Month

walmartTyler Durden:  Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.'s (NYSE:WMT) attempt to pacify the living wage crowd by giving the company’s lowest paid employees a tiny, across-the-board raise has been nothing short of a disaster.

ETF BASIC NEWS January 22, 2016 1:32pm

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) To Fire 16,000 As It Closes 269 Stores Globally

walmartTyler Durden:  The last 12 months have not been kind to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT). 
ETF BASIC NEWS January 15, 2016 12:30pm

Apple Inc. (AAPL): Can Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Pay Fend Off Apple Pay?

wall-street-etfJay Taylor:  Competition in the mobile payment space is heating up once again. Retail giant Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) announced late last week that it is launching its own mobile payment system, the final chapter in its defiant rejection of payment systems like Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Apple Pay.
ETF BASIC NEWS December 14, 2015 12:50pm

Retail Stocks Are On Deep Discount

retail etfBob Ciura:   Retailing is the sector that everyone loves to hate right now. Many retail stocks, including Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT), Target (NYSE:TGT), and Macy’s (NYSE:M), have performed poorly this year, as earnings growth has come down significantly in recent months.

When Do Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Shares Become A Buying Opportunity?

walmartRick Pendergraft: Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) appeared on my daily bearish scan on Monday. The stock has appeared on that scan quite often over the last year.
ETF BASIC NEWS November 30, 2015 1:32pm

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): Earnings Clear A Very Low Hurdle, Stock Pops 5%

walmartBob Ciura:   Shares of Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) rose 5% on Tuesday after the discount retail giant posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings. Investors badly needed a strong Wal-Mart earnings report, since the stock has lost approximately 29% since the beginning of 2015.
ETF BASIC NEWS November 19, 2015 12:51pm

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): Suppliers Brace For The Coming Storm

walmartTyler Durden:  When Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.(NYSE:WMT) moved to hike wages for its lowest paid employees earlier this year, we were quick to note that the fallout would end up rippling through the supply chain.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 19, 2015 11:19am

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