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Economy Nov 30Merry Clickmas: Black Friday online sales hit record $7.4B
This year’s Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, and Adobe Analytics says carts filled on phones, computers and tablets rang up $7.4 billion in transactions.
Nation Sep 20Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores
The nation's largest retailer said it will complete its exit from e-cigarettes after selling through current inventory.
Nation Sep 05CVS, Walgreens urge against openly carrying guns in stores
Drug chains CVS and Walgreens as well as grocery chain Wegmans Food Market have joined the chorus of retailers requesting that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in their stores even where state laws allow it.
Nation Sep 03Walmart to stop selling handgun ammunition following mass shootings
The announcement comes just days after a mass shooting claimed seven lives in Odessa, Texas and follows two other back-to-back shootings last month, one of them at a Walmart store.
Economy May 31U.S. companies caught in the crossfire of Mexico tariffs threat
Shares of General Motors Co., which imports more vehicles into the U.S. than any other U.S. automaker, slid 4% at the opening bell.
Economy May 14Walmart introduces next-day shipping
Walmart appears to be competing with Amazon, which recently upgraded its own shipping options.
Economy Mar 21Levi Strauss goes public for the second time at $17 per share
The 166-year-old blue jeans company, which owns the Dockers and Denizen brands, previously went public in 1971, but the namesake founder's descendants took it private again in 1985.
Economy Oct 15Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales and massive debt
The question now is whether a smaller version of the company that once towered over the American retail landscape can remain viable or whether the iconic brand will be forced out of business.