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Wal-Mart Walkout May Affect Black Friday For Many

Wal-Mart is no stranger to controversy; as with any major company, they’ve garnered ire from customers and employees alike over the years for various reasons. However, the most recent event to place them in headlines is a staged walkout by employees in several cities over scheduling conflicts, health care, and pay issues. The loss of so many from the floors …

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Wal-Mart to Stop Selling Amazon Kindles

Customers visiting the Amazon website will certainly see that the online retailer has new Kindle ereaders and tablets out this fall, but those perusing the electronics section of Wal-Mart might never know. According to a memo sent to store managers this week, Wal-Mart will no longer sell Amazon Kindle ereaders and tablets. The memo was obtained by Reuters, which reports …

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Wal-Mart Apologizes For Banning 9/11 Flash Mob

When a group of kids decided to do something nice for their fellow citizens on the anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, they asked for permission first. A flash mob singing “God Bless America” sounded like a grand idea to the head decision-makers at Wal-Mart at first, but the more they thought about it, they realized it could become …

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Wal-Mart, eBay Try Out New Search Engines

Reuters is reporting today that both EBay and Wal-Mart are replacing their outdated search engines in order to compete with online retailers such as Amazon. The report states that eBay will soon implement a new search engine it is calling “Cassini”, which will replace the antiquated “Voyager.” EBay search was dismal in 2008, and eBay sellers have never held back …

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Wal-Mart Nominates Google VP Marissa Mayer to Board

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has just announced that it will nominate Google vice president Marissa Mayer for election to it’s board, at its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on June 1st. Mayer had this to say on the nomination – “I am very excited to be nominated for the Walmart board – I have long been a customer and admirer of the company. …

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Houston Cop a Little Too Taser Happy?

Marty Anthony badge #5328419 of the Houston, TX Police Department was visibly stressed and angered after two black men were recording the outside of a Wal-Mart that he was guarding. According to the footage the men were not trying to record the cop but were trying to show how many carts were left outside of their carousels in the parking …

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