Our get-it-now economy depends on enormous, futuristic warehouses — but the people who live in their shadows face lung-stunting pollution and, in some cases, political corruption.
The move will affect 2% of the company’s U.S. workforce, Walmart said on its blog today. Walmart is the nation’s largest employer.
“How does somebody go into a Walmart and not come out alive?”
The retailer says Morgan is at fault for his injuries because he wasn’t wearing a seat belt when the limo he was riding in was struck by a Wal-Mart tractor-trailer. “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused,” Morgan said in a statement.
Questions remain about the shooting of the 22-year-old inside an Ohio Walmart. WARNING: Graphic video.
An Ohio grand jury decided not to indict two police officers who fatally shot a man at a Walmart in August. Officials say the officers did what they were trained to do. [WARNING: Graphic video]
“I love working at Walmart! You get to check out all the hot moms and matures.”
More Walmart worker confessions (and lots of other stuff) can be found on Whisper.
You’ll never guess what happens when these men try on Spanx!
I’ll take 34 liters of Coke and your finest $9 engagement ring.
Hey Walmart, you do understand what rolling back means? Right?!
They really are making us live BETTER.
A pair of shooters identified as Jerad and Amanda Miller, a married couple, fatally shot two police officers and another victim.
It’s hard to fathom how giant and pervasive the world’s biggest retailer is. The company’s workforce is almost the size of the Chinese army.
Saving money has never been so sexy.
Oh how the mighty have fallen.
Wait, Google used to be called WHAT?
“It was an honest mistake,” Wal-Mart corporate spokeswoman Kayla Whaling told BuzzFeed.
DNA testing showed that donkey ham sold in Chinese Walmarts is actually fox meat. Weibo reacts.
“We’re currently finding out who’s the big person and who’s the little person at the dinner table.” Plus, its Dec. 20 conference call gets fiery. Updates with Census data.
“Hello Walmart shoppers. Testing Walmart shoppers. It’s Beyoncé!”
“Getting ripped of is one thing,” artist Eddie Colla said. “Getting ripped off by the wealthiest family in the country is inexcusable.”
As much as some people don’t like the idea of starting Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day, it absolutely drew the crowds.
It’s a list of every Black Friday-related death and injury since 2006.
Interestingly, many of these incidents occurred on Thanksgiving Day. Updated.
H/t to The Nation for learning it was created by a website tied to a former Walmart exec.
Sometimes we all need a Beard Break
A woman’s Oct. 22 Facebook post saying Walmart cashiers are quietly using cash-back to steal money from customers has gotten half a million shares. It’s actually a disproved claim that’s been circulating since 2004.