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February 21, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit dropped 4.2% on higher costs, but its U.S. business continued to draw in more shoppers.

Bentonville, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit dropped 4.2% on higher costs, but its U.S. business continued to draw in more shoppers.

Net income was $5.16 billion in the three months ended Jan. 31, compared with $6.05 billion in the year-ago period.

Net sales, excluding membership fees from its Sam’s Club division, rose 5.8% to $122.3 billion. International sales rose 13%, and U.S. sales rose 2.4%.

October 31, 2011

Walmart will open its first store in the United States that utilizes all-LED lighting on the interior.

New York City -- Walmart will open its first store in the United States that utilizes all-LED lighting on the interior. The store, a Walmart Neighborhood Market, is located at 2111 N. Amidon, Wichita, Kan.

The company said it expects to see a 40% savings on the energy-efficient lights, which also last at least six years beyond conventional lighting, reducing maintenance costs.

October 12, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores had positive news for analysts and investors gathered for the retailer’s annual meeting on Wednesday in Rogers, Ark.

Rogers, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores had positive news for analysts and investors gathered for the retailer’s annual meeting on Wednesday in Rogers, Ark. The chain said its same-store sales rose in July, August and September, reversing a two –year slump.  It also announced that it plans to cut its capital spending in the United States, even as it increased cap spending abroad,  as it continues to shift toward building smaller stores.  

August 31, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores said it will build its first neighborhood market in Nebraska, a 34,000-sq.-ft. store opening in northwest Omaha.

Omaha, Neb. -- Wal-Mart Stores said it will build its first neighborhood market in Nebraska, a 34,000-sq.-ft. store opening in northwest Omaha.

Walmart last week opened the first of five market stores opening by Nov. 2 in Wichita, Kan. It was the retail giant's first venture into that city with the smaller market stores.

The full range of products to be sold at the new Walmart market includes fresh meats, vegetables, dairy products, dry goods and staples, bakery and deli items, canned and packaged goods, and pet and household supplies.

June 15, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores is ramping up the opening of its mid-sized Neighborhood Market format, which is being renamed Walmart Market, said Bill Simon, president and CEO, Walmart U.S., on Wednesday at the William Blair & Co. Growth Stock Conference in Chicago.

New York City -- Wal-Mart Stores is ramping up the opening of its mid-sized Neighborhood Market format, which is being renamed Walmart Market, said  Bill Simon, president and CEO, Walmart U.S., on Wednesday at the William Blair & Co. Growth Stock Conference in Chicago.

The Market stores, which average around 42,000 sq. ft., are delivering returns on the same level as supercenters, Simon said, and can be approved and built in less time.

May 16, 2011

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but it seems like you can’t pick up a paper or click a mouse lately without reading about some big-box retailer rolling out its smaller store format. Target has its new 60,000-square-foot CityTarget concept, while Walmart has Walmart Neighborhood Market and Walmart Express stores. It seems like everyone is downsizing.

March 17, 2011

Walmart has announced two additional store openings for Chicago, bringing the total number of stores it plans to open in the Windy City by 2013 to six.

Chicago -- Walmart has announced two additional store openings for Chicago, bringing the total number of stores it plans to open in the Windy City by 2013 to six.

The new stores will create close to 1,000 new jobs and nearly 200 construction jobs putting Walmart on the path to meeting the goals outlined in its "Chicago Community Investment Partnership."

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley said the stores will bring fresh food and groceries to some of the city's most underserved neighborhoods.

March 10, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores, in a presentation at a Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference on Thursday, announced that it would open “hundreds” of smaller-format stores over the next three years.

Bentonville, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores, in a presentation at a Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference on Thursday, announced that it would open “hundreds” of smaller-format stores over the next three years.

According to Bill Simon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart U.S., the ramped-up development could be augmented by some acquisition activity, although he didn’t elaborate on specifics.

September 19, 2010

Smaller formats are key components of both Wal-Mart Stores and Target Corp.’s urban strategies, according...

July 18, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores will add full grocery aisles to stores in Neptune and Freehold Township, N.J.,...

March 18, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores will dramatically increase its promotions over the next six weeks, according to a...

October 21, 2009

Looking to assure investors that its growth plans remain robust, Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday presented...

October 18, 2009

Wal-Mart Stores is focusing on its smaller-format Neighborhood Markets, as evidenced by the retailer’s recent...

September 23, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores plans to open four of its "Marketside" small-scale grocery stores in the Phoenix...

August 7, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said its new small-format Marketside grocery-store concept could expand to a chain...

June 11, 2008

Wal-Mart Canada opened the doors of its 300th store on Monday, with a Wal-Mart Supercentre...

May 15, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores intends to prepare and serve food in its upcoming small-format stores, the Financial...

January 31, 2008

Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is actively working to open its first small-scale grocery stores...

January 13, 2008

Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart Stores announced Monday it will open a new, smaller-size grocery-store concept in...

January 8, 2008

Mississauga, Ontario Wal-Mart Canada is using a new, specially designed digital in-store program from London,...

October 28, 2007

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April 30, 2007

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