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Will Walton Family Dump Walmart's So-So CEO?

Walmart's annual shareholder meeting is Friday, and sure to be discussed will be the news that earnings for the last quarter weren't very good. Overall numbers were up only modestly, and U.S. same-store sales fell. Will CEO Michael Duke last through another change of strategy for the retail giant?

Sam's Club's $99 Health Plan: Don't Mistake It for Insurance

Sam's Club, the discount warehouse owned by Walmart, has begun selling a basic health package called the Prevention Plan this month. But the $99 plan isn't actual health insurance: It's a personalized health management program that gives consumers access to tools to help evaluate their health.

Face-Off on Stocks: Costco, BJ's, Wal-Mart

Retail stocks tend to rise ahead of other sectors in the early stages of an economic recovery, and so far, following a familiar pattern, both up-market and discount chains have benefited at the expense of middle-market players. So is this the time to buy stock in wholesale clubs?

Sam's Club Is Latest Retailer to Offer Free WiFi

Sam%u2019s Club, the discount warehouse owned by Wal-Mart (WMT), will offer wireless Internet at all its U.S. stores through a partnership with AT&T (T). Customers will be able to view Web applications such as Facebook and Pandora on big-screen TVs to better understand how it would appear at home, Sam%u2019s Club said in a statement. The Wi-Fi will be available at all U.S. locations by November.

Sam's Club Testing Small-Business Loan Program

Sam's Club and Superior Financial Group are testing an online program to offer loans of $5,000 to $25,000 to qualified members, Sam's Club said in a statement. Sam%u2019s Club and Superior Financial Group are testing an online program to offer loans of $5,000 to $25,000 to qualified members, Sam%u2019s Club said in a statement.