06/20/2011 - 8:15am

The new small-format Walmart Express stores that opened earlier this month are an interesting concept with intriguing growth potential. But for the time being, and possibly for much longer, competitors need not concern themselves with the small stores.


06/17/2011 - 8:22am

Walmart is moving forward with what could be characterized as a rollout of its Neighborhood Market format nearly 13 years after the first unit opened in fall 1998. Just don’t call it a Neighborhood Market.

06/16/2011 - 2:27pm

The Windy City’s problem with food deserts is getting attention from the city’s mayor and some of the country’s top retailers, according to published reports.

06/14/2011 - 9:13am

Nickelodeon is launching the first products themed after one of its live-action comedy series exclusively at Walmart.

06/06/2011 - 1:31pm

As promised, Walmart unveiled its smaller-format store concept, dubbed Walmart Express, this past week.

06/03/2011 - 3:46pm

Sam's Club is expanding its foray into the private-label business by focusing on consumables.

06/03/2011 - 2:54pm

After nearly four hours of music, cheering, celebrity appearances and brief presentations by senior executives, Walmart president and CEO Mike Duke wrapped up the company’s annual shareholders’ extravaganza Friday morning by sharing five priorities associated with serving what he called the next generation of customers.

06/03/2011 - 12:16pm

Walmart's board of directors has approved a new program authorizing the company to repurchase $15 billion of its shares, the company announced at its 41st annual meeting of shareholders Friday.

06/02/2011 - 12:51pm

To celebrate Men's Health Month, Sam's Club is offering free men's health screening tests this weekend at select stores, which will be sponsored by Unilever brands, including Dove Men's deodorant and body wash.