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Mississippi: Two killed after former employee opens fire in Walmart

07 July, 2019 10:11 am 10:11 am

MISSISSIPPI (US) – A disgruntled former employee walked into a Walmart in Mississippi on Tuesday and opened fire on supervisors, killing two people in an early-morning attack that ended in a shootout in the store’s parking lot, officials said. The gunman and a police officer were also wounded, according to the authorities. The police responded … Read More

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India to impose retaliatory tariffs on 28 US goods

06 June, 2019 12:43 pm 12:43 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will impose higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 US products including almonds, apples and walnuts from Sunday, following Washington’s withdrawal of key trade privileges for New Delhi. The new duties take effect from Sunday, a government notification said, in the latest trade row since US President Donald Trump took office in … Read More


Amazon plans new grocery-store business

03 March, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc plans to open dozens of grocery stores across the United States as it looks to expand in the food business, the Wall Street Journal reported , citing people familiar with the matter. Amazon is also exploring a strategy of strengthening its new supermarket brand by purchasing regional grocery chains that … Read More

New York sues Target, Walmart over lead-contaminated toys

12 December, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

(Reuters) – Target Corp (TGT.N), Walmart Inc (WMT.N) and toy importer LaRose Industries were sued on Thursday over the sale of lead-contaminated children’s toys, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said. The lawsuit, filed in New York state court in Albany, is over “Cra-Z-Jewelz” jewelry-making kits that were imported by LaRose and sold by Target … Read More

Ford, Walmart to collaborate on designing automated-vehicle delivery

11 November, 2018 5:35 pm 5:35 pm

MIAMI (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co, Walmart Inc and delivery service Postmates Inc will collaborate to design a service for delivering groceries and other goods to Walmart customers that could someday use autonomous vehicles, the companies said on Wednesday. The project is the latest to grow out of Ford’s broader effort to develop businesses that … Read More

Amazon drops free shipping minimum in tussle for holiday sales

11 November, 2018 2:35 pm 2:35 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc and other rivals vying for customers’ Christmas shopping sprees. The US-only promotion, effective from Nov. 5, waives the $25 (19.25 pounds) minimum that customers … Read More

Target’s two-day holiday shipping option beats Amazon, Walmart

10 October, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Target Corp, aiming to one-up retail rivals during the upcoming U.S. holiday shopping season, said on Tuesday it was adding more delivery and pickup options for online shoppers to have items shipped to their homes or ready for quick pick-up at local stores. The Minneapolis-based retailer will offer free two-day shipping … Read More

Walmart partners with MGM to boost video-on-demand service Vudu

10 October, 2018 9:37 am 9:37 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walmart Inc said on Monday it would partner with US movie studio Metro Goldwyn Mayer to create content for its video-on-demand service, Vudu, which the retailer bought eight years ago. Walmart has been looking to prop up Vudu’s monthly viewership that remains well below that of competitors like Netflix Inc  and … Read More

Walmart’s purchase of Mexico food delivery app set to spur e-commerce

09 September, 2018 9:44 am 9:44 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Walmart Inc will acquire Latin American food delivery service Cornershop for $225 million, it said in a move to ramp up its online grocery business in Mexico and Chile. The deal mirrors Walmart’s growing investments and tie-ups in online delivery services across the globe, as it aims to compete with Amazon.com … Read More