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.
Can’t figure out if this is the best or worst game. Hat tip to this tumblr post.
The government shutdown is crushing consumer confidence and making it harder for retailers to plan their businesses. The National Retail Federation says more than 10% of Americans work in retail and related fields.
Parents weren’t psyched about their 2-year-old daughters dressing up as a “naughty leopard.”
Thousands of angry garments workers in Bangladesh set factories on fire as they demanded $100 a month minimum wage. Around 50 people have been injured in clashes between workers and police.
On Thursday, Walmart workers in more than a dozen cities protested for fair wages, and 100 arrests were made in 11 cities. Among the first arrests were three strikers — or “cast members,” as one Walmart spokesman called them — who were arrested in New York City for attempting to meet with an executive.
Best use of Vine ever, or best use of Walmart ever?[Updated]
Because there’s nothing quite as magical as the people of Walmart.
John Liu, who oversees $140 billion in the New York City Pension Funds, is “disappointed” in U.S. retailers’ plan to improve factory safety in Bangladesh. He says that instead of their own plan they should have joined the legally-binding Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.
A group of 17 U.S. retailers signed a five-year agreement to improve safety at Bangladesh garment factories. It’s separate from a plan made by mainly European retailers announced Monday and comes nearly three months after a major factory collapse in the country killed more than 1,100.
The world’s largest retailer cut ties with the former Food Network star on Wednesday.
In retrospect, how did it take so long?