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Walmart Sues Visa Over Credit Card Fees

Retail giant Walmart has filed suit against credit card giant Visa. The Arkansas firm is seeking $5 Billion from Visa for conspiring with banks to rig the fees that merchants pay for accepting Visa cards. According to AFP, Walmart alleges that Visa worked “to illegally fix the interchange fees and inflate the network fees that Walmart and other merchants pay …

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Best Paper Towels Ranked by Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports, the monthly magazine that’s been published by Consumers Union since 1936, has reviewed and compared 18 different paper towel brands, using results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center. The tests conducted included absorbency (a measure of how much liquid weight a towel can suck up), scrubbing strength (the amount of strokes it takes to tear …

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Walmart’s Hidden Employee Food Stamp Subsidy

A few days ago, Val Powell brought you some information about how Walmart is showing its business’ dependence on food stamps. In the filing of a form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Walmart noted that its bottom line would be adversely affected if the Federal government were to cut food stamp benefit levels. Now, this is not necessarily …

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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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Walmart Assault Caught On Shocking Video

A local CBS affiliate in Los Angeles reports that a woman was shopping in an area Walmart this week when she was assaulted and almost robbed. She fought the attacker off, but Walmart employees urged her not to call the police about the incident. Linda Andrade, of San Bernardino, said she was in a grocery aisle in the Highland Walmart …

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iPhone 5S Available for Lowest Price Yet at Walmart

If you’ve been waiting for prices to go down to purchase an iPhone 5S, the time is now, as Walmart has slashed their prices on the latest iPhone models. The iPhone 5S was selling for $145 at Walmart with a two-year plan, but you can now purchase the phone for $119. Walmart has reduced their price on the iPhone 5C …

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Mike Rowe: Dirty Jobs Star Defends Walmart

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame is defending Walmart’s recent decision to spend more money in order to sell more products that are made in America in their stores. Rowe narrates a new ad for Walmart called “I Am Factory,” that premiered during the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony. The ad was met with much skepticism, and this past weekend the …

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Feds Charge Walmart: They Broke Labor Laws

The nation’s largest retailer is no stranger to criticism, it has in the past, been associated with child slave labor issues in countries such as Bangladesh. Wal-Mart is infamous for its unfair labor laws and employment practices. Last year alone, the company reported a net income of over $11 billion dollars. An amount of money that should be ample to …

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Wal-Mart Recalls Tainted Donkey Meat In China

Wal-Mart is recalling donkey meat at some of its stores in China. Donkey meat may not appeal to some Western palates, but in China they eat donkey. Tests revealed that donkey meat which was sold to Chinese consumers contained DNA of other animals. Wal-Mart’s China CEO, Greg Foran said, “We are deeply sorry for this whole affair. It is a deep …

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Beats Headphones Incident Gets Happy Ending, but Walmart Has Other Boxing Errors

Walmart caused major Christmas problems for the Lopez family this year.When Steve Lopez went to Walmart to buy his daughter a pair of Beats Headphones, he got something completely unexpected.All Carmen Lopez, 14, wanted for Christmas was a pair of the Beats by Dre headphones.Prior to Christmas, Lopez ordered  a pair of the expensive headphones. Then he had them delivered …

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Beats Headphones Package Contains…Tuna?!

One poor family had a rather disappointing surprise this holiday season. Steve Lopez ordered a pair of Dr. Dre’s Beats Headphones from Walmart’s website during the Black Friday sale. When it arrived, the Bothell, Washington native simply wrapped the gift for daughter, Carmen Lopez, age 14. Nobody suspected anything unusual. On Christmas morning, the teenager was excited to open the …

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After Christmas Sales: Huge Deals This Year

As if pre-holiday shopping weren’t enough, the day after Christmas brings throngs of shoppers back to the retails stores for special post-holiday deals. In fact, according to the Christian Science Monitor, the best sales of the month aren’t rolled out until after the big man in the red suit returns to the North Pole. This is mainly due to retailers …

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