Walmart closures a “double blow” for many frustrated residents   More than 100 Walmarts around the country shut their doors Thursday for good — many in small towns and rural areas with few other shopping options. The retailer cites a long-term strategy shift and financial performance. Company shares are down 25 percentContinue Reading

Retail giant says more than 1.2 million U.S. hourly workers will get wage increases Workers will also be able to accrue paid time off Wal-Mart is largest U.S. private employer with 1.4 million total workers Starting March 5, full-time Wal-Mart workers can carry up to 80 hours of paid timeContinue Reading