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Did Obama Buy Trouble Shopping for a Budget Chief at Walmart?

President Obama has nominated Walmart Foundation president Sylvia Matthews Burwell to be his new director of the Office of Management and Budget. The choice seems unlikely on its face, and a look into the details of her current job directing "targeted giving campaigns" makes it seem even odder.

Walmart Used Bribes to Open 19 Mexico Stores: NY Times

In the new report published on its web site, the Times detailed specific instances in which Walmex allegedly paid off officials to expand in Mexico. The alleged payoffs often related to zoning laws and environmental permits that would have otherwise prevented Walmex's opening of new stores.

Wal-Mart Ending Membership in Conservative Group

Wal-Mart, the world's No. 1 retailer and the biggest seller of firearms in the United States, is dropping out of a U.S. conservative advocacy group that has been a lightning rod over voting and gun laws.

Wal-Mart Debuts 'Great for You' Seal

Wal-Mart Stores plans to help its customers figure that out by adding a new green icon that reads "Great for You" to packaging of some of its house-brand foods. The green and white seal, which shows the stylized outline of a human figure with its arms spread toward the sky, is part of a multiyear campaign the world's largest retailer is undertaking to promote healthier products and fight childhood obesity.

Why Wal-Mart Will Be Great Again

Lots of people are down on Wal-Mart. Just a few days ago, on this very site, the case was made that the world's largest retailer will never be great again. Now, a rebuttal: Here's why Wal-Mart, whose stock has admittedly been underperforming of late, still has plenty of room to grow.

Walmart Takes Aim at Amazon with Free Shipping Offer

In a move targeted at online retail giant Amazon.com, Walmart.com on Thursday announced it's offering free shipping on nearly 60,000 gift items -- including popular toys and electronics -- through Dec. 20.

Walmart: Shrinking Stores to Fit Urban Shoppers

The world's largest retailer plans to increase the number of its smaller-format stores and cut the size of new SuperCenters to expand to new markets and boost sales, especially among the lower-income households it considers its base.

Walmart in Brooklyn? Not so fast

Walmart is reportedly looking to open a store in Brooklyn, the company's first there and its closest to Manhattan, but there are more than a few...