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Walmart

U.S.-based multinational discount retailer based in Arkansas

Walmart Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores, headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses. As of January 31, 2020, Walmart has 11,503 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating under 55 different names. The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Canada, and South Africa. Since August 2018, Walmart only holds a minority stake in Walmart Brasil, which was renamed Grupo Big in August 2019, with 20 percent of the company's shares, and private equity firm Advent International holding 80 percent ownership of the company.

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As working-from-home and teleconferencing become the new norm during the coronavirus pandemic, there's still a demand for presentable shirts.
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Walmart customers will find in the coming days they can make a purchase, pick up an order and get a delivery with no contact required.
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A 26-year-old man was arrested after police say he recorded himself licking merchandise at Walmart and asking "Who's scared of coronavirus?"
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Attorneys general demand that Amazon, Craigslist, EBay, Facebook, Walmart crack down on price gouging during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
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On the hunt for diapers for your little one? Retailers like Walmart, BuyBuyBaby, and more still have them available for purchase.
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Walmart and the nation's largest grocery store chains, Kroger and Albertsons, announced they are installing "sneeze guards" to stores nationwide.
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Walmart Inc said on Sunday that federal drive-thru coronavirus testing sites have been set up in parking lots of its stores in Northlake and Joliet, Illinois to..
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Companies like Walmart and Amazon plan to add workers to keep up with demand for their services due to COVID-19. Here's a breakdown of who's hiring.
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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart is planning to add 150,000 new employees and also rewarding current hourly employees with cash bonuses.
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Big-box retailer Walmart Inc said on Thursday it would hire more than 150,000 hourly workers in the United States, citing a jump in shoppers due to the..
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