All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wal-Mart’

Job Listings: Seasonal Workers In Demand

Are you on the lookout for job listings? There are certainly plenty of job listings, but many of those jobs are for positions that many of us don’t have the qualifications for. Depending on your preference, you may be happy to know that seasonal jobs are on the rise. WaayTV reports that more retailers are hiring seasonal workers this year …

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Auto Insurance Now Sold On Wal-Mart’s Website

Wal-Mart announced Tuesday that the world’s largest retailer is adding a new service to its expanding empire – auto insurance. Wal-Mart is teaming up with AutoInsurance.com as their exclusive retail partner in selling online auto insurance. Users simply login to Wal-Mart’s online site and fill in their name, location, age, and contact info, and are immediately able to compare quotes …

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Paige Laurie Dubbert, Wal-Mart Heiress, Divorcing

Wal-Mart heiress Paige Laurie Dubbert has filed for divorce from her husband of nearly six years, Patrick Bode Dubbert. Laurie, who plans to have her name restored to Elizabeth Paige Laurie, has cited irreconcilable differences. Paige Laurie is the daughter of Nancy Walton Laurie, who is the youngest daughter of Bud Walton, the brother and business partner of Wal-Mart founder …

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US Retail Giant Wal-Mart Admits Dependence On Food Stamps To Keep Margins Up

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. declared an interesting factor in their bottom line when they filed their Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The world’s largest retailer officially admitted that certain changes in government assistance programs, especially the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, could affect its profit margins. Wal-mart’s 10-K stated that their business is affected by …

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Sam’s Club Will Lay Off 2% Of Its Workers

In its largest wave of job cuts in four years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc announced Friday that it would be cutting 2 percent (2,300 jobs) of its workforce at its Sam’s Club retail warehouse chain; Sam’s Club has an estimated 116,000 U.S. employees with 600 locations nationwide. The layoffs are a reaction to compete with big name rivals like members-only warehouse …

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Sam’s Club Layoffs – Wal-Mart Cuts 2300 Jobs

Wal-Mart – the epitome of the fair employer who is currently being sued by the Feds for unfair labor laws and employment practices, is now cutting 2300 jobs from its membership only company, Sam’s Club. Today, Wal-Mart employs 2.2 million people worldwide and serves 200 million customers each week at more than 10,000 stores in 27 countries. The layoff is …

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Man Cited for Trying to Trade Alligator for Beer

A Florida man was recently cited for attempting to trade a live alligator for a 12-pack of beer at a convenience store in Allapattah, a suburb of Miami. Fernando Aguilera strolled into the Santa Ana Market toting a live, four-foot-long alligator, hoping the clerk would trade the reptile for some beer. The clerk called the police, who in turn called …

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Laptop Deals: Top 10 Black Friday Laptop Deals

There are only two more days until the shoppers will be bombarding their local retail stores in search of the year’s best deals. One of the main items on people’s lists this year is laptops. If you are planning on going on the hunt for a new laptop, we have the top 10 best deals for Black Friday. I4U.com has …

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Walmart Glitch in Computer Causes Bargains

For the second time in the past month, Walmart faces another glitch in the system issue. The first problem occurred about three months ago when certain people’s food stamp cards had their spending limit lifted, accidentally, due to the glitch. As people began to arrive to obtain as many groceries as possible with their cards, the police were called to …

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Walmart Glitch Meant Temporary Great Deals For Lucky Shoppers

The superpower that is Wal-Mart is famous because of its incredibly low prices, but even the most loyal of wally world’s customers must have been shocked when they saw the unbelievable deals that occurred on the store’s website early this morning, which priced electronics and other goods, usually worth up to $600, for under $9. And unbelievable, it was; the …

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Wal-Mart Food Stamps Error Causes Shopping Spree

If you picture the setting at Wal-Mart on any given Saturday, you probably think of an extremely large crowd overflowing the store, long lines and the store in disarray from all of the people trying to get in and out with the things they need before half of their day is over. Imagine this hectic scene, but much more busier… …

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Trader Joe’s Named Top Grocery Store By Survey

A survey conducted by customer intelligence firm Market Force has crowned Trader Joe’s as its top grocery store in the country. While Trader Joe’s may be known as a specialty market, it has a devoted following of customer and performed near the top in the survey’s customer satisfaction areas which included cleanliness, accurate pricing, courteous staff, atmosphere, and fast check-out. …

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