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Across China, Walmart Faces Labor Unrest as Authorities Stand Aside

Across China, Walmart Faces Labor Unrest as Authorities Stand Aside

A Walmart store in Shenzhen, China, where the company opened its first store in the country two decades ago. Some of Walmart’s workers in Shenzhen recently filed a lawsuit demanding back pay.
Across China, Walmart Faces Labor Unrest as Authorities Stand Aside

Across China, Walmart Faces Labor Unrest as Authorities Stand Aside

A Walmart store in Shenzhen, China, where the company opened its first store in the country two decades ago. Some of Walmart’s workers in Shenzhen recently filed a lawsuit demanding back pay.
Walmart Settles Discrimination Suit Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

Walmart Settles Discrimination Suit Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

Jacqueline Cote, right, the lead plaintiff in the case, with her wife, Diana Smithson.
Walmart Settles Discrimination Suit Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

Walmart Settles Discrimination Suit Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

Jacqueline Cote, right, the lead plaintiff in the case, with her wife, Diana Smithson.

ConAgra Agrees to Pay $11.2 Million in Salmonella Outbreak

Eight million dollars of the payment, resolving an inquiry into tainted peanut butter, is the largest criminal fine for a food-borne illness in the U.S.
Breakingviews: Walmart Slowly Makes Strides in E-Commerce

Breakingviews: Walmart Slowly Makes Strides in E-Commerce

A Walmart distribution center in Washington, Utah.
Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel

Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel

Jhorna Begum’s husband, Jahangir Alam, a local labor leader, was detained after garment industry protests last month in Bangladesh. She had spoken with him only briefly since court.
The Dow Hit 20,000. Now What?

The Dow Hit 20,000. Now What?

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange late Wednesday morning after the Dow Jones industrial average crossed the 20,000 mark for the first time.
Blockchain: A Better Way to Track Pork Chops, Bonds, Bad Peanut Butter?

Blockchain: A Better Way to Track Pork Chops, Bonds, Bad Peanut Butter?

Cargo containers are loaded on a Maersk ship at the Port of Mombasa in Kenya. IBM has heated competition in the race to monitor transactions.
Blockchain: A Better Way to Track Pork Chops, Bonds, Bad Peanut Butter?

Blockchain: A Better Way to Track Pork Chops, Bonds, Bad Peanut Butter?

Cargo containers are loaded on a Maersk ship at the Port of Mombasa in Kenya. IBM has heated competition in the race to monitor transactions.
Walmart Expands Its E-Commerce Ambitions With a New Investment Arm

Walmart Expands Its E-Commerce Ambitions With a New Investment Arm

A Walmart store in Troy, Mich. The company is starting Store No. 8, an internal venture meant to create new online retail businesses.
Walmart, With Amazon in Its Cross Hairs, Posts E-Commerce Gains

Walmart, With Amazon in Its Cross Hairs, Posts E-Commerce Gains

Walmart employees stocking the shelves at a store in Miami in 2015. In addition to sharpening its online strategy, the company is trying to improve its physical stores.
Walmart, With Amazon in Its Cross Hairs, Posts E-Commerce Gains

Walmart, With Amazon in Its Cross Hairs, Posts E-Commerce Gains

Walmart employees stocking the shelves at a store in Miami in 2015. In addition to sharpening its online strategy, the company is trying to improve its physical stores.
Walmart Is Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days

Walmart Is Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days

Katie Orzehowski said Walmart did not accept doctors’ notes and hospitalization records to excuse her missed shifts during a pregnancy that ended in a miscarriage.
Walmart Is Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days

Walmart Is Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days

Katie Orzehowski said Walmart did not accept doctors’ notes and hospitalization records to excuse her missed shifts during a pregnancy that ended in a miscarriage.
Walmart Is Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days

Walmart Is Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days

Katie Orzehowski said Walmart did not accept doctors’ notes and hospitalization records to excuse her missed shifts during a pregnancy that ended in a miscarriage.
Walmart to Buy Bonobos, Men’s Wear Company, for $310 Million

Walmart to Buy Bonobos, Men’s Wear Company, for $310 Million

Merchandise at the headquarters of Bonobos in New York. Walmart bought the retailer as part of its effort to compete with Amazon.