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2013-03-07 08:33:11

Empowering Women Together is Another Initiative in Advancing Walmart's Commitment to Global Women's Economic Empowerment BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart today launched an online destination on Walmart.com that gives shoppers who want to buy unique and interesting products the opportunity to do so while supporting small women-owned businesses around the world. With each purchase, consumers lift and empower the women behind these products to create new jobs...

2013-03-04 12:21:55

Retailer working with SolarCity to install more than 4.7 megawatts of generation capacity, making it the state's largest solar power user COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart today announced that it has worked with SolarCity to install solar panels on 12 Walmart stores and Sam's Clubs throughout Ohio. The solar panel installations will add approximately 6,000,000 kWh of generation production - enough energy to power more than 820 homes - and are expected to supply...

2013-03-04 08:28:08

Grants to five national nonprofits help children and adults of all ages live better, healthier lives BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Walmart Foundation kicked off National Nutrition Month and National School Breakfast Week by announcing $6.7 million in grants to five national nonprofit organizations that are providing children with school breakfast and helping families develop better eating habits. The grants are part of Walmart and the Walmart...

2013-02-28 16:29:37

Company saves customers $2.3 billion on fresh fruits and vegetables; opens 86 stores serving food deserts; and makes it easier to identify more than 1,300 healthier food options SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama visited a Walmart store in Springfield, Mo., today to celebrate the retailer's progress in making food healthier, more affordable and available to consumers across the country. During the first two years of Walmart's healthier food...

2013-02-28 08:26:53

NEW YORK, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG), Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE), Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below. Dollar General Corporation Research Report...

2013-02-27 16:22:04

Kahului, Kailua-Kona and Kapolei Walmart stores now receive solar power KAPOLEI, Hawaii, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart and SunEdison today announced the completion of new solar power installations in the islands at three Walmart stores in Kahului, Kailua-Kona and Kapolei, doubling the total number of stores in Hawaii powered by renewable solar energy. The installations contribute to the company's broader aspirational goal of being supplied 100 percent by renewable energy....

2013-02-25 08:20:44

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based global transportation provider, has been recognized as the 2012 Walmart Temperature Controlled Platinum Carrier of the Year. The distinction honors carriers who provide logistics support to the retailer's stores, Sam's Club locations and distribution facilities. "We are enthusiastic about this notable honor," said David Kramer, Executive Vice President, Corporate Sales and Marketing, C.R. England....

2013-02-11 12:25:18

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Layfield Law Firm, on behalf of its client Dr. Kianor Shah, has filed legal action against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Comfort Care Dental Management (CCDM), a registered Dental Service Organization (DSO) in Delaware, in addition to several other individuals. Filed in the Superior Court of California - County of Riverside on December 21, 2012, (Case # 1218772) this suit alleges counts of civil conspiracy, misappropriation of trade secrets,...

2013-02-06 12:22:14

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, people are taking steps to live more sustainably. And whether big or small, each contribution is important. To encourage and spread more environmentally-inspired changes, Walmart and Mother Nature Network are inviting people to share their ideas and innovations on Twitter for a chance to win a $100 Walmart gift card. The contest is inspired by The Leaderboard, a new editorial destination from Walmart and Mother Nature Network...

2013-01-10 12:24:14

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe announced today that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is joining a groundbreaking effort to create a more patient-centered and cost-efficient health payment system through the Arkansas Payment Improvement Initiative (APII). Walmart has committed $670,000 to underwrite the ongoing work of the new program, the first of its kind in the United States. "We have worked for the past two years to bring the public and...