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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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Mexicans sue Walmart over Texas shooting that left victims on both sides of border

Ten Mexican citizens have sued Walmart over the shooting at a store in the U.S. border town of El Paso, Texas, that killed eight Mexicans and left eight more injured, saying that Walmart did not do..
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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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Dow, S&P 500 hurt by Apple warning [Video]Dow, S&P 500 hurt by Apple warning

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Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch [Video]Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch

Key events for Wall Street next week include quarterly results from retail giant Walmart, monthly home construction and resale data, as well as any updates on the coronavirus outbreak in China. Conway..

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Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning [Video]Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning

Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond plummeted in early trading Wednesday after the home furnishings retailer warned of a steep drop in sales. Fred Katayama reports.

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El Paso shooter faces 90 federal charges [Video]El Paso shooter faces 90 federal charges

The Texas man accused of killing 22 people in a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart last year has been charged with 90 counts of federal hate crime. Gloria Tso reports.

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El Paso shooter faces 90 hate crime charges [Video]El Paso shooter faces 90 hate crime charges

The Texas man accused of killing 22 people in a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart last year has been charged with 90 counts of federal hate crime. Gloria Tso reports.

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S. Africa's Massmart to restructure after forecasting loss [Video]S. Africa's Massmart to restructure after forecasting loss

South Africa's Massmart Holdings, majority-owned by U.S. retail giant Walmart, forecast a full year loss on Thursday as it battles tough trading conditions. Matthew Larotonda reports.

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Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge [Video]Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge

India's trade minister remains unimpressed with Amazon's $1 billion investment, as Jeff Bezos continues his charm offensive tour visit to the country. Adam Reed reports.

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Meghan Markle's dad accuses her of destroying royal family [Video]Meghan Markle's dad accuses her of destroying royal family

Meghan Markle's dad accuses her and Prince Harry of destroying the royal family. Thomas Markle said they'd turned it into a Walmart with a crown on it Report by Barnesj. Like us on Facebook at..

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Judge: Walmart Should Have Been Paying Its Drivers For Breaks All Along [Video]Judge: Walmart Should Have Been Paying Its Drivers For Breaks All Along

Walmart truck drivers should have been paid for their rest breaks, and now the company is going to have to pay up. According to Business Insider, the drivers are the latest to win in federal court for..

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Mexico City goes back to the future with plastic bag ban [Video]Mexico City goes back to the future with plastic bag ban

Mexico City's new ban on plastic bags has inspired visions of a journey back in time even as local makers of the packaging worry they could become obsolete. Jonah Green reports.

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Retailers rush to comply with California privacy law [Video]Retailers rush to comply with California privacy law

U.S. retailers like Walmart will add "Do Not Sell My Info" links to their websites and signage in stores starting January, sources said. Fred Katayama reports.

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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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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..
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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..
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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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