12/05/2011 - 9:41am

Walmart’s first small-format Express stores have only been open about six months, but strong initial consumer acceptance, coupled with increasingly flexible real estate, points to the near certainty of an eventual rollout.


12/05/2011 - 9:41am

Sam’s Club has been on a roll the past few years, and an emphasis on health-and-wellness categories has figured prominently into the warehouse club operator’s improved performance.


12/05/2011 - 9:41am

Senior Walmart executives regularly invoke the name of Sam Walton when it serves to reinforce a point regarding the company’s business model or the cultural principles on which Walton is said to have founded the company.

12/05/2011 - 9:40am

Since the inception of retail-based health clinics in 2000, the concept has grown to more than 1,300 locations throughout the United States. The real question now: Are we on the brink of clinics version 2.0?


12/05/2011 - 9:40am



It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It’s that kind of Dickensian double-speak that personifies the tone of the holiday forecasts this year — forecasts that have really been all over the board.

12/02/2011 - 12:10pm

ABC's "Nightline: Late Evening News" on Wednesday aired an exposé on Kentucky's methamphetamine problem, shadowing law enforcement as they made three arrests in a state that employs an electronic tracking system for the over-the-counter ingredient pseudoephedrine. The officers investigated sales made at Walgreens, CVS and Walmart.

12/01/2011 - 9:44am

Walmart is looking to help holiday shoppers find the perfect gift this season with the launch of a new social shopping application.

11/16/2011 - 5:17pm

Sam's Club announced that it will donate $1 million to support child hunger programs through Feeding America as part of its Holiday Taste of Sam's Club event, which will be held from Nov. 18 to 20.

11/15/2011 - 11:33am

Walmart delivered a long-awaited same-store sales increase of 1.3% at its U.S. stores division in the third quarter and pointed to ongoing momentum for the holidays with comps guidance ranging from flat to up 2%.