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Calif. Walmart Employees Strike to Protest Treatment, Working Conditions

Calif. Walmart Employees Strike to Protest Treatment, Working ConditionsJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(PICO RIVERA, Calif.) -- Evelin Cruz used to be terrified to speak  up at work. A department manager at Walmart in Pico Rivera, Calif., for the past eight and a half years, Cruz, 41, feared she would lose her job if she...

Walmart Rejects Student Singers on 9/11?

Walmart Rejects Student Singers on 9/11?Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(PEMBROKE PINES, Fla.) -- No good deed really does go unpunished, as students from Coconut Palm Elementary in Miramar, Fla., discovered on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11.On that day, 75 students ages 7 to 10 -- all of whom...

Walmart’s Layaway Program Offers Christmas in September

Walmart’s Layaway Program Offers Christmas in SeptemberJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Following success last year, Walmart is set to begin its layaway program a month early.The Bentonville, Ark.-based retail giant will run its Christmas layaway program from Sept. 16 through Dec. 14 in an effort ...

Bomb Threats Rattle Walmart Stores in Kansas, Missouri

Bomb Threats Rattle Walmart Stores in Kansas, MissouriJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(LEAVENWORTH, Kan.) -- Two Walmart stores received bomb threats on Sunday, prompting police to evacuate stores and search for dangerous devices, Kansas police officials said.The threats in Leavenworth and Lawrence came after...

Internet Votes to Send Rapper Pitbull to Alaska Walmart

Internet Votes to Send Rapper Pitbull to Alaska WalmartStephen Lovekin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It's official. Miami Rapper Pitbull will be visiting the Walmart in Kodiak, Alaska, by the end of the month.The rapper was part of a promotion with the retail giant in which he would visit the Walmart with the ...

Walmart Greeter, 73, Fired for Touching Customer

Walmart Greeter, 73, Fired for Touching CustomerJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) -- A 73-year-old former Walmart  greeter in St. Petersburg, Fla., says she’s been in a downward spiral and has had to sell her house after she was fired for grabbing an unruly customer on Bl...

Internet Could ‘Exile’ Rapper Pitbull to Remote Alaskan Walmart

Internet Could ‘Exile’ Rapper Pitbull to Remote Alaskan WalmartStephen Lovekin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Miami rapper Pitbull is associated with all things caliente, but an online campaign could soon have him chilling on Kodiak, an Alaskan island.The chart-topping rapper, who performs in English and Spanish, will ...

5 Kids in Protective Custody After 2 Found Bound in Walmart Parking Lot

5 Kids in Protective Custody After 2 Found Bound in Walmart Parking LotDouglas County Sheriff's Office(LAWRENCE, Kan.) -- Five Kansas children are in protective custody after the two youngest were found bound and blindfolded in a far corner of a Walmart parking lot.The family appeared to have been temporarily living in th...

Walmart Stores Push Nearby Home Prices Up, Economists Find

Walmart Stores Push Nearby Home Prices Up, Economists FindJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Walmart, the nation's largest private employer, has been chastised for skimping on workers' wages and health care perks, but critics now may have a silver lining as the giant retailer positivelty affects housin...

Walmart Stores Push Nearby Home Prices Up, Economists Find

Walmart Stores Push Nearby Home Prices Up, Economists FindJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Walmart, the nation's largest private employer, has been chastised for skimping on workers' wages and health care perks, but critics now may have a silver lining as the giant retailer positivelty affects housin...

Celine Dion, Lionel Richie Perform at Walmart Shareholders Meeting

Celine Dion, Lionel Richie Perform at Walmart Shareholders MeetingBeth Hall/Bloomberg via Getty Images(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- Looks like Celine Dion’s recent voice problems, which caused her to cancel a slew of Las Vegas concerts earlier this year, are cleared up.Dion was the closing act at the annual Walmart sh...

Walmart Cuts Funds to Conservative Group, Cash Flow to GOP Continues

Walmart Cuts Funds to Conservative Group, Cash Flow to GOP ContinuesJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Walmart joined an ever-growing list this week of American business giants that have cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council after the conservative group strayed from the company's mission.Instea...

Walmart Plans to Roll Out More Smaller Stores

Walmart Plans to Roll Out More Smaller StoresJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Walmart, which has arguably mastered the art of the giant big-box retail store, said it plans to roll out smaller stores throughout the U.S.Walmart Express stores range from 12,000 to 15,000 square feet, signif...

Osama Bin Laden Debate: Why Walmart Moms Won’t Care

Osama Bin Laden Debate: Why Walmart Moms Won’t CareEmmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty ImagesANALYSISBy AMY WALTER, ABC News Political Director(WASHINGTON) -- If you want to know why Americans are frustrated and fed up with Washington, I present exhibit A: the debate between Democrats and Republicans o...

Walmart Labels Healthier Foods ‘Great For You’

Walmart Labels Healthier Foods ‘Great For You’Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Walmart, the largest food retailer in the United States, announced Tuesday plans to label its healthier foods with a new green label, “Great For You,” in an effort to make healthier products easier ...

Walmart Pulls Formula following Baby’s Death

Walmart Pulls Formula following Baby’s DeathDaniel Acker/Bloomberg News(WASHINGTON) -- The death of a 10-day-old Missouri infant from what early tests indicate was a bacterial infection has prompted Walmart to pull cans of infant formula from 3,000 of its stores nationwide. The company pulled 12...
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