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US retailers remove Osama bin Laden Halloween costume

Source: Business Balla | Oct 4 2013, 8:48am CDT | by IANS

US retailers remove Osama bin Laden Halloween costume
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) America's largest retail chain Walmart and several other retailers have pulled a beard and turban-themed Halloween costume after the Sikh community objected to the Osama bin Laden-like outfit.
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5 big-shots who lied on their resumes

Sep 18 2014 5:01am CDT | Source: MarketWatch

Wal-Mart’s top spokesman has resigned over a two-decade-old resume lie. Here are five particularly memorable examp ...
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Wal-Mart China Accused Of Firing Workers Who Claimed The Company Was Selling Expired Food

Sep 17 2014 8:33am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Wal-Mart is under fire in China for allegedly dismissing four workers who accused the company of food safety violations.  "Relevant authorities need to step in quickly, and not let such suspected acts of revenge be carried out with impunity," Xinhua reporter Zhang Chen wrote on Xinhua News Agency’s blog, Bloomberg reports. According to Xinhua, the workers were fired one month after accusing the company of selling food that had passed its sell-by date. The workers were employed at a s ...
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On Leadership: Wal-Mart spokesperson resigns over falsehood in resume

Sep 17 2014 8:32am CDT | Source: The Washington Post

Bloomberg is reporting that Wal-Mart chief spokesman David Tovar left the retail giant recently because of a fabrication on his resume, which said he earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Delaware in 1996, when in fact he ...
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Wal-Mart's Answer To Dollar Chain Bidding War: Rebrand Express To Neighborhood

Sep 17 2014 7:34am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

While it seems clear that Dollar chains are threatened by Wal-Mart's aggressive small store expansion, the retail giant had been surprisingly quiet until now. Wal-Mart’s recent rebranding strategy appears to be its answer to the growing competition in the small store space. The retailer will continue its aggressive expansion in urban markets under a single banner, which should make inventory ...
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Wal-Mart claims "sugar tax" on Coke

Sep 16 2014 8:46pm CDT | Source: Fortune

Some Wal-Mart employees falsely told customers Coke was more expensive in New York be ...
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Wal-Mart fined $66,000 in new York State

Sep 16 2014 6:27pm CDT | Source: USATODAY

New York's attorney general has settled an investigation into false price advertising for Coca-Cola 12-packs by Wal-Mart at 117 stores statewide. ...
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Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market under development in south Augusta

Sep 16 2014 5:26pm CDT | Source: Augusta Chronicle

  Another Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market is coming to the Augusta metro area. The corner of Windsor Spring and Tobacco roads has been designated for a market-anchored commercial development, according to the leasing firm handling the new North Augusta Wal-Mart, which is almost complete. The Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and two small retail spaces will be constructed at 3693 Windsor Spring Road, adjacent to a Rite-Aid, in south Augusta, according to Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Fletcher Bright ...
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Top Wal-Mart exec resigns amid resume flap

Sep 16 2014 2:41pm CDT | Source: Fortune

David Tovar is leaving Wal-Mart after the company found out the he doesn't have ...
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