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

July 8th, 2016

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). Read more…

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

May 23rd, 2016

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. Read more…

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

April 7th, 2016

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.” Read more…

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

March 1st, 2016

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?  Read more…

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

January 22nd, 2016

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. Read more…

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

January 15th, 2016

walmartTyler Durden:  The last 12 months have not been kind to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT).  Read more…

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

December 14th, 2015

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. Read more…

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Retail Stocks Are On Deep Discount

December 14th, 2015

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. Read more…

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

November 30th, 2015

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. Read more…

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

November 19th, 2015

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. Read more…

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

October 19th, 2015

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. Read more…

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.’s (WMT) Double-Digit Dive Reflects A New Era In Markets

October 19th, 2015

walmartKeith Fitz-Gerald: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) had its market value wiped out by $18 billion this past Wednesday after senior management revealed the company may suffer a 6% to 12% earnings drop in 2017. Read more…

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): Pressure Mounts Following The Stock Drop

October 16th, 2015

walmartDiane Alter:  The Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stock drop continued this morning (Thursday) as shares dipped another 1% to a 52-week low of $59.30. Read more…

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): The Worst Stock Crash In 27 Years Is Another Sign That The Economy Is Rapidly Falling Apart

October 15th, 2015

walmartNow that a major global recession has begun, you would expect major retailers like Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) to run into trouble as consumer spending dries up, and that is precisely what is happening.  Read more…

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Stock Plummets Most In 17 Years

October 14th, 2015

walmartTyler Durden:  Do you see what happens Larry when Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) succumbs to “progressive” pressure and hikes wages? Read more…

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