Walmart workers plan Black Friday protests over wages

A group of Walmart employees pushing for higher wages said on Friday they were planning protests at 1,600 Walmart stores nationwide on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States.

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Walmart to establish e-commerce marketplace in India

Arkansas, US-based retail giant Walmart is planning to establish an e-commerce marketplace in India in a bid to compete with online retail giants for a share in India's e-commerce industry.

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Canadian startup FixMeStick raising $50K on Kickstarter for antivirus USB stick

Montreal, Canada-based tech startup FixMeStick launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kicstarter to raise $50,000 to get its virus-fighting USB stick into major retailers in the US.

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Walmart tests online grocery shopping with local pick-up option in Denver

US-based multinational retail chain Walmart started testing the local pick-up option for Walmart To Go, the company's online grocery shopping service with home delivery feature in Denver, Colorado.

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Job site Dice acquires California's recruiting firm getTalent

San Francisco-based recruiting startup getTalent's founder Abraham Shafi told TechCrunch that his company was just acquired by job website Dice, but financial terms of the said deal were not disclosed.

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Wal-Mart keeps Bank of America to run $18 bln 401(k) plan

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is sticking with Bank of America's Merrill Lynch unit to run its 401(k) program with $18 billion in assets, Wal-Mart confirmed on Tuesday.

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Black Friday online spending jumps 15% to $1.20B; more consumers opt to shop from home

With more shoppers wishing to avoid the throng, research firm comScore reported a 15% increase of online spending on Black Friday to USD 1.20 billion.

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Amazon set to dominate online this holiday

Online shopping website Amazon is set to dominate this holiday season, rising above other ecommerce rivals and traditional retailers and hitting a 54% increase in its stock this year.

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Wal-Mart CEO steps down; Chief of International Unit to take over

Wal-Mart CEO and President Mike Duke will officially step down on Feb 1, 2014 and will be replaced by Doug McMillon who is the head of Wal-Mart's international division. Duke will continue his role as Chairman and will be advising the new CEO for a year.

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Retailers gearing for all important Christmas shopping season

WalMart, Sears, Macy's and other retailers are now doing their best to increase sales for the coming Christmas season.

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Walmart’s holiday deals released early in anticipation of customer demands

Walmart decided to offer its holiday deals early in anticipation for holiday shopping season.

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Bharti Retail and Walmart dissolve partnership

In a joint statement, Bharti Retail and Walmart dissolve their Best Price partnership in India.

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Bharti Retail-Walmart partnership stalls

The recent remarks made by officials of both Bharti and Walmart indicate issues between the two.

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Govt. official says Walmart India plans possibly at final stage

According to a top Indian government official, Walmart's plans of getting into the country's multi-brand segment could be at its final stage.

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Walmart extends healthcare package to partners of LGBT employees

In a surprising but laudable move, multinational retail company Walmart released changes on its 2014 healthcare package, including a provision for LGBT employees to elect domestic spouses in health insurance.

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