The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opened Nov. 11 in Bentonville, Ark. The collection was amassed by Alice Walton of the Wal-Mart fortune and includes Asher Durand's landscape "Kindred Spirits," and iconic images, such as Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the…
A landmark Supreme Court ruling Monday rejected a class-action gender bias lawsuit against retail giant Wal-Mart. Jeffrey Brown talks to two legal experts about the wider impact on class-action claims.
The Supreme Court has ruled to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart stores.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case involving a huge class-action gender discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer. Gwen Ifill discusses the stakes of the case with The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle.
In other news Monday, major cleanups were underway across the South after tornadoes ripped through the region, killing 10 people. Also, the company that owns a West Virginia coal mine where 29 miners died in an explosion defended itself from…
In a summer of health care reform twists and turns, few things may have surprised the public more than the debate over the positions that their favorite -- and least-favorite -- places to shop have taken on the issue.
Sales at U.S. retailers sank in July for the first time in three months despite the government's popular 'cash for clunkers' incentive program, indicating that the American economy faces a bumpy recovery from its worst recession since World War II.
In the new book "Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture," author Ellen Ruppel Shell explores modern consumers' love of cheap, mass-produced products, and the downsides -- on wages, the environment, and quality -- that a discount culture creates.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Wal-Mart Stores plans to enter the electronic health records market, company officials said Wednesday, bringing digital recordkeeping to physicians in small offices as well as large practices nationwide.
By PBS NewsHour
Scores of shoppers began arriving at stores early Friday to grab deals on the traditional start of the Christmas shopping season. Many shoppers and retailers, however, remained cautious about holiday spending over concerns about the sluggish economy.
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