Walmart Joins Bonus Bandwagon with $1,000 Checks

Walmart, the nation’s largest employer, said Thursday it will raise its minimum wage to $11 per hour, expand maternity leave options for workers and give $1,000 bonuses to hourly employees, based on their years of service. The bonus announcement comes as corporations and small businesses prepare for a corporate tax cut and a reduction in taxes… Please follow and like us:

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Retail alert: Sam’s Club is abruptly closing locations nationwide

Bad news for Sam’s Club members! The Walmart-owned warehouse club has abruptly shut down multiple locations across the country, according to local media reports. Closures have reportedly taken place in Tennessee, Georgia, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Maryland, Texas and elsewhere — without warning. RELATED: Macy’s, Sears and Kmart closing sales: 3 things you need to know… Please follow and like us:

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Dow soars as Wall Street bears retreat to their caves

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2017 – After days of battering by resurgent bears, Wall Street’s bulls have returned, at least for the day. The rampaging bears are heading back to their caves to hibernate this morning, as the Dow rockets ahead for a 200 point gain (+.83 percent) as of Thursday noon, ET. Other major averages are… Please follow and like us:

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Walmart’s latest experiment: Higher prices online than in stores

Walmart is trying out a new pricing strategy that could penalize you if you’re an online-only shopper of Walmart.com. RELATED: Vegetables sold at Aldi, Walmart, Trader Joe’s recalled Walmart’s new online vs. in-store pricing experiment According to the Wall Street Journal, Walmart has a new price experiment underway that you need to know about. Here’s the… Please follow and like us:

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Stocks choppy as bankers meet, Trump talks debt

Stocks wobbled Thursday as traders looked to a major central bankers’ meeting and weighed comments by US President Donald Trump about the debt ceiling. European indices ended mixed, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index rising 0.3 percent as traders reacted to official data confirming Britain’s economy grew 0.3 in the second quarter despite high inflation and… Please follow and like us:

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Google, Walmart Team Up To Trump Amazon

Google, with its intelligent speaker, and Walmart, with its wide array of goods, are reportedly teaming up to make shopping easier, but more importantly to combat Amazon and its diverse services. Using the Google Home device, prospective customers can browse and shop for items from Walmart with just their voice, according to Recode. Google made a… Please follow and like us:

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Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods? It Crushed Walmart

The century-long interplay between technology and retail suggests Walmart is screwed. Its efforts to morph into an online retailer by buying Bonobos and Jet.com will end up making the company seem like Michael Jordan playing baseball—what made it great at one thing doesn’t translate to another. At the same time, Amazon is marching through the retail… Please follow and like us:

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In Another Step Towards World Domination, Amazon Buys Whole Foods

The online retail giant makes another move towards grocery sales in its latest (and biggest) purchase The sun sets on Whole Foods as we know it. Francisco Antunes Today, online retail giant Amazon surprised literally everyone on the internet when it announced its next step towards global domina…er…I mean, that it has extended its foray into… Please follow and like us:

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Alibaba’s next online stop: the whole world

With growth slowing in China, the internet behemoth unleashes AliExpress for global e-commerce dominance, applying lessons from Tmall For Carine Danblier, 51, a Belgian housewife based in Brussels, shopping on Chinese online marketplace AliExpress has proved to be nothing short of a treasure hunt. Every week, she snaps up cooking accessories, shoes and electronic gadgets directly… Please follow and like us:

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Costco Membership Fees To Increase In June

Costco has not been doing well on Wall Street, and those troubles have trickled down to the average Costco customer, as the company announced Thursday it would raise its membership fees starting in June. Beginning June 1, individual members of the wholesale warehouse in the U.S. and Canada see their annual fees increase from $55 to… Please follow and like us:

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