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U.S.-based multinational discount retailer based in Arkansas

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Walmart: U.S.-based multinational discount retailer based in Arkansas
Walmart Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores, headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses. As of October 31, 2019, Walmart has 11,438 stores and clubs in 27 countries, operating under 55 different names. The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Canada, and South Africa. Since August 2018, Walmart only holds a minority stake in Walmart Brasil, which was renamed Grupo Big in August 2019, with 20 percent of the company's shares, and private equity firm Advent International holding 80 percent ownership of the company.

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Texas shooting suspect told police he targeted 'Mexicans'

The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas last weekend confessed while surrendering and told police he was targeting "Mexicans," according to..
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Death toll from Texas shooting rampage rises to 22, Trump to visit El Paso

Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump..
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Videos for Walmart


Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting [Video]Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

Three people were shot and killed in a morning attack at an Oklahoma Walmart on Monday, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the latest in a string of deadly shootings in the United States...

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Shooting In Oklahoma Walmart Parking Lot Leaves Three Dead [Video]Shooting In Oklahoma Walmart Parking Lot Leaves Three Dead

Three people died in a shooting outside a Walmart store in Oklahoma on Monday morning. According to Reuters, video of the scene showed heavy police presence around a car riddled with bullet holes. The..

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Walmart Releases Black Friday Ad With Top Deals [Video]Walmart Releases Black Friday Ad With Top Deals

The retailer's 37-page Black Friday shopping ad was released on Walmart.com on Thursday.

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S&P 500 creeps up to another record close [Video]S&P 500 creeps up to another record close

Stocks barely moved on Thursday but the S&P 500 nudged up to a record close as earnings season winds down. Conway G. Gittens has the rundown.

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Trump's "No impact" Statements On Walmart Are False [Video]Trump's "No impact" Statements On Walmart Are False

Trump has claimed that the punitive tariffs levied in a 19-month dispute with China had not hurt Walmart. However, the largest importer of goods in the US says that is not true. More than half of..

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Walmart lifts outlook, El Paso store reopens [Video]Walmart lifts outlook, El Paso store reopens

Walmart raised its earnings forecast ahead of the holiday shopping season. And as Fred Katayama reports, it reopened its El Paso, Texas store that was the site of a massacre that killed 22 people.

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Walmart raises earnings forecast ahead of holidays [Video]Walmart raises earnings forecast ahead of holidays

Walmart posted strong results Thursday as a strong economy boosted purchases at its stores and website, earning praise from U.S. President Donald Trump. Fred Katayama reports.

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Wall Street eyes Washington next week [Video]Wall Street eyes Washington next week

Investors will be listening to what Fed chair Jerome Powell says on the Hill next week. Wall Street also gets the latest data on inflation, and Disney launches its streaming service. Fred Katayama..

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Amazon's gloomy holiday outlook drives down shares [Video]Amazon's gloomy holiday outlook drives down shares

Amazon on Thursday forecast revenue and profit for the holiday quarter below expectations, as it faces fierce competition and rising costs from its plan to speed up delivery times globally. Lisa..

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Walmart, CVS pull J&J baby powder from shelves [Video]Walmart, CVS pull J&J baby powder from shelves

Three major U.S. retailers, including Walmart, are removing all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder from their stores, following the healthcare conglomerate's recall last week of some..

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FDA: No Carcinogens In OTC Heartburn Meds [Video]FDA: No Carcinogens In OTC Heartburn Meds

Zantac and its generic versions, known chemically as ranitidine, are popular heartburn medicines. Reuters reports they have not been found to contain the carcinogen that ranitidine has been linked to...

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Violent protests in Chile continue despite metro fare cancellation [Video]Violent protests in Chile continue despite metro fare cancellation

Protests and violence in Chile spilled over into another day despite the president cancelling a rise in metro fares that has prompted violent demonstrations. Officials in the Santiago region said three..

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El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty [Video]El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty

The Texas man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree that killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart store pleaded not guilty on Thursday in his first court appearance. Freddie..

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Man Accused Of Murdering 22 At El Paso Walmart Enters Plea [Video]Man Accused Of Murdering 22 At El Paso Walmart Enters Plea

The man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree in El Paso, Texas, has pleaded not guilty. The 21-year-old has been charged with killing 22 people at a Walmart store. He made his..

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Drugmakers in spotlight as GSK recalls Zantac [Video]Drugmakers in spotlight as GSK recalls Zantac

Drugmakers were in the spotlight Wednesday as GSK recalls Zantac after U.S. regulators found probable cancer-causing impurities in the drug. Also in the U.S.: a jury says Johnson & Johnson must pay $8..

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Pharmacy Chains Pull Heartburn Drug Zantac From Shelves [Video]Pharmacy Chains Pull Heartburn Drug Zantac From Shelves

In September, the Food and Drug Administration warned that a heartburn drug may contain a cancer-causing chemical. Over the weekend, the chain pharmacy CVS announced it would stop selling all versions..

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Walmart expands $1 a day education program [Video]Walmart expands $1 a day education program

Walmart is expanding an education program it began last year by offering healthcare degrees for $1 a day, its latest push to beef up its presence in the fast-growing health and wellness market in the..

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Two more Texas shooting victims die in attack, Trump to visit El Paso

Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

Two Texas shooting victims die in hospital, raising death toll to 22

The death toll rose to 22 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, increasing with two deaths in a hospital days after a spate of shooting sprees, El Paso Police said on..
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Death toll rises to 21 in Texas mass shooting at Walmart

The death toll rose to 21 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to condemn white supremacy.
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Texas suspect charged with murder in shooting labeled domestic terrorism

Texas prosecutors charged a man with capital murder for fatally shooting 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday..
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Prosecutors charge Texas shooting suspect with murder, seek death penalty

A single capital murder charge was filed on Sunday against the man accused of killing 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others at a Walmart store in El Paso, a mass shooting authorities are..
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Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting

A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Saturday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El..
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Walmart massacre in Texas investigated by authorities as domestic terrorism

U.S. authorities investigating what drove a young man from the Dallas area to kill 20 people at a Walmart store hundreds of miles away in the border city of El Paso said on Sunday they are treating it..
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El Paso shopper, recently arrived from Mexico, took a bullet for his wife

Juan de Dios Velazquez had only moved to El Paso, Texas, with his wife Estela Nicolasa from Ciudad Juarez, just across the border in Mexico, six months before they were caught in Saturday's mass..
Reuters - Published

Mexico considers litigation labeling El Paso massacre as 'terrorism'

Mexico's attorney general is considering litigation alleging that the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, in which seven Mexicans were among the 20 people killed, was terrorism, the..
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Walmart says its training helped save lives in prior incident

Days before Saturday's mass shooting that killed 20 people at a Walmart Inc store in El Paso, Texas, another shooting erupted at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi.
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Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims

Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas.
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Texas police seek clues to explain Walmart shooting that killed 20

Police and FBI investigators in Texas searched for clues on Sunday to explain what drove a young gunman from the Dallas area to kill 20 people at a Walmart store hundreds of miles away in the border..
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Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices

Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico.
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