Wal-Mart sales

Why Walmart's Greatness Is Over

Tuesday morning's big earnings report was from Walmart, and the results have been trumpeted as impressive: Profits were up 5.7%. But a closer look at the numbers, and a careful consideration of recent retail history, suggests that the world's largest retailer is a fading giant.

Confidential Memo: Walmart Sales in Trouble

A confidential memo obtained by Bloomberg reveals some big concerns at Walmart -- its U.S. sales, particularly at stores open at least a year, are in big trouble. It's the latest in a long list of bad news for the domestic chain and will certainly put more pressure on CEO Mike Duke.