Walmart is among the worst big companies when it comes to making sure that the animals it sells are well treated, according to a new report from the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare. The report ranks Walmart in the lowest tier and claims animal welfare is not on Walmart's business agenda.
Ask almost anyone who has sued Wal-Mart over the past half century, and they will tell you that getting justice out of the giant retailer is like pulling teeth. That may be a good sign for a California dentist who claims that Wal-Mart conspired with others to steal his concept for a dental clinic inside of big box stores.
Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N: Quote) fell 2.1 percent on Friday after Bloomberg quoted a mid-level executive's email as saying the world's largest retailer had the worst sales start to any month in seven years in February
For the first time since November’s Black Friday walkout, US Walmart retail workers are out on strike. At noon, half a dozen workers in Laurel, Maryland, walked off the job in protest of alleged retaliation by Walmart management. They were joined by Lancaster, Texas, Walmart employee Colby Harris, a fellow activist with the labor group OUR Walmart.