Content about Wal-Mart International

December 27, 2012

Some are merchants, with long careers in brick-and-mortar stores. Others are tech trailblazers, using new media to match merchandise and buyers. Others are influencing retail in less direct, but no less significant, ways. All share an ability to create new opportunities and, in their own way, are looking to reinvent the shopping experience. And all wield a great deal of influence in today’s complex retail landscape.

June 16, 2011

A report Thursday by Bloomberg said that Wal-Mart Stores is battling rising commodity prices by working with its suppliers to avoid price increases, among other strategies.

Bentonville, Ark. -- A report Thursday by Bloomberg said that Wal-Mart Stores is battling rising commodity prices by working with its suppliers to avoid price increases, among other strategies.

“We find creative ways to work around it,” Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart International, told Bloomberg. “First we try to keep our costs as low as we can, secondly work with our supply chain as best we can.”

December 1, 2010

The annual Big Builders Survey measures new stores opened in 2009 and 2010, including relocations, and highlights retailers with notable construction activity.

The annual Big Builders Survey measures new stores opened in 2009 and 2010, including relocations, and highlights retailers with notable construction activity. Although not a comprehensive ranking of all retail construction activity, the Big Builders report chronicles key leaders in select categories: department stores, discount stores, do-it-yourself stores, drug stores, food stores, specialty hardlines and specialty softlines.



November 29, 2010

Bentonville, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores announced Monday that it is buying a controlling stake in South Africa's Massmart in an approximately $2 billion deal. The investment gives the discounter a substantial presence in South Africa and paves the way for further expansion across the continent. Wal-Mart International president and CEO Doug McMillon made clear his company is pursuing a regional strategy.

Bentonville, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores announced Monday that it is buying a controlling stake in South Africa's Massmart in an approximately $2 billion deal. The investment gives the discounter a substantial presence in South Africa and paves the way for further expansion across the continent.  Wal-Mart International president and CEO Doug McMillon made clear his company is pursuing a regional strategy.

January 11, 2009

Lee Scott, chief executive of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., said Monday he expects the U.S. economy...

December 21, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores on Friday said it has made an all-cash offer to buy Distribucion y...

November 20, 2008

In an unexpected move, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Friday chief executive Lee Scott will retire...

April 30, 2008

About a century after Marshall Field coined the phrase “Give the lady what she...

January 17, 2008

Bentonville, Ark. John Menzer, vice chairman of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., announced that he will retire...

November 1, 2005

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September 19, 2005

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September 19, 2005

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September 14, 2005

Frankfurt, Germany, Wal-Mart...

September 14, 2005

Frankfurt, Germany, Wal-Mart...