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Walmart Doubles Spending in Battle for Truckers

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Walmart Inc., pinched by the worsening shortage of truckers, plans to double its spending on attracting and retaining drivers by year-end.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
September 10, 2018
Business

Walmart Bounces Back With Best Sales in More Than a Decade

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Walmart Inc. bounced back from a lackluster start to the year with the strongest sales gain in more than a decade fueled by its grocery business, brightening the outlook for the overall retail sector. The stock jumped as much as 11%, the most intraday since October 2008.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
August 16, 2018
Business, Technology

Walmart Favored Over Amazon to Buy India’s Flipkart

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Walmart Inc. looks likely to take the next round in the battle for India’s retail market over rival Amazon.com.

Saritha Rai | Bloomberg News
April 11, 2018
Business, Safety

Walmart Relaxes Deadlines for Some Deliveries Amid Driver Crunch

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Walmart Inc. has relaxed deadlines for some supplier deliveries just months after tightening them, easing pressure on manufacturers who are grappling with a driver shortage.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
April 11, 2018
Business, TCA

FedEx Office to Open in 500 Walmart Stores Across US in Next Two Years

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You can get everything from food and clothing to tools and toys at Walmart. Now, add packing and shipping to that list.

Zlati Meyer | USA Today
March 20, 2018
Business, Logistics

As Transportation Costs Mount, Amazon Is Squeezing Suppliers to Curb Losses in Price Wars

A box for an Amazon prime customer moves through the new Amazon Fulfillment Center, Feb. 9, in Sacramento, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press)

Amazon.com Inc., locked in a margin-crushing price war, is offloading costs onto suppliers and limiting the number of single, low-priced items shoppers can purchase in an effort to offset rising shipping costs.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
March 20, 2018
Business

Tracy Morgan Video: Wal-Mart Has 'Stepped Up'

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In his first extensive interview in almost a year, actor-comedian Tracy Morgan told host Matt Lauer and NBC's "TODAY" show audience June 1 that Wal-Mart has "stepped up to the plate in a tremendous way" in apologizing for causing the accident on the New Jersey Turnpike last June that killed one of Morgan's colleagues and left Morgan in a coma.

Transport Topics
June 1, 2015
Business

Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart Settle Lawsuit Over Jersey Crash

Bloomberg News

Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. settled the actor-comedian’s lawsuit over a New Jersey Turnpike crash that had left him in a coma for days and killed another comedian.

Bloomberg News
May 28, 2015
Business, Technology

Carriers, Retailers Struggle to Absorb Costs From Free Shipping for Online Purchases

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The surge in electronic commerce from customers who are seeking free delivery is taxing delivery companies and retailers alike, forcing them to figure out how to absorb the expense.

February 16, 2015
Business

Supercube Permit Rules Tightened

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has tightened rules for permits on trials of Walmart’s extended length semi-trailer known as the “supercube,” addressing several safety concerns, the Ontario Trucking Association said.

Transport Topics
December 4, 2012