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Wal-Mart Moving Neighbourhood Markets To San Jose

Wal-Mart Moving Neighbourhood Markets To San Jose

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has opened its first San Jose Neighborhood market.

Wal-Mart Moving Neighbourhood Markets To San Jose

The grocery retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has expanded its Neighborhood market portfolio by opening a new 38,000 square-foot store at Westgate mall in San Jose.

The new store will sell all items including groceries, meat and diary products, bakery, frozen foods, fresh local produce, tortilla factory and organic items.

A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) spokeswoman Delia Garcia said, “We are happy to be giving the community fresh and affordable groceries. You will find the same variety of grocery products that you find in one of our Walmart Supercenters. But these stores are smaller and are set up for quick and convenient grocery shopping”.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) shares are currently standing at 74.20.

Wal-Mart Moving Neighbourhood Markets To San Jose
Price History
Last Price: 74.20
52 Week Low / High: 52.13 / 75.24
50 Day Moving Average: 73.58
6 Month Price Change %: 21.6%
12 Month Price Change %: 41.9%

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Wal-Mart Planning India Launch

Wal-Mart Planning India Launch

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has been in talks to open retail stores in India.

Wal-Mart Planning India Launch

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) plans to open new retailer stores in India within two years, after the government eased rules related to international businesses.

The company is in talks with its Indian partner Bharti Enterprises to set up new retail outlets. The retailer now has 17 outlets in the country.

Scott Price, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)’s head of Asia operations, said, “The company has been in dialogue on the next steps. We will continue with the discussions with them as we try to understand the conditions of what they mean”.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) shares were at 74.45 at the end of the last day’s trading. There’s been a 10.6% change in the stock price over the past 3 months.

Wal-Mart Planning India Launch
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Analyst Advice
Consensus Opinion: Hold
Mean recommendation: Error
(1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)
3 Months Ago: Error
Zack’s Rank: 6 out of 18 in the industry

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Wal-Mart Cuts Amazon Kindle Ties

Wal-Mart Cuts Amazon Kindle Ties

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has stopped selling Amazon Kindles.

Wal-Mart Cuts Amazon Kindle Ties

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) announced that it will no longer serve as a showroom for Amazon’s Kindle devices.

The retailer has now stopped selling its competitor’s Kindle tablets and eReaders, however the superstore will continue to sell other tablets, eReaders and accessories.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) said in a statement, “We have recently made the business decision to not carry Amazon tablets and eReaders beyond our existing inventory and purchase commitments. This includes all Amazon Kindle models current and recently announced”.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) shares are currently standing at 74.75.

Wal-Mart Cuts Amazon Kindle Ties
Price History
Last Price: 74.75
52 Week Low / High: 49.94 / 75.24
50 Day Moving Average: 73.32
6 Month Price Change %: 23.3%
12 Month Price Change %: 45.7%

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Wal-Mart Signs Humana Deal

Wal-Mart Signs Humana Deal

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has partnered with Humana on a new healthy rewards program.

Wal-Mart Signs Humana Deal

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has joined hands with Humana Inc to support the latter’s healthy rewards program.

As part of the deal, the retailer will give 5 percent credit on about 1,300 healthy food items to more than 1 million healthy reward program members.

The credit will be available from October 15 at its US stores. Qualifying customers can use it against future purchases.

John Agwunobi, president of health and wellness at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), said, “One of the biggest barriers to healthy nutrition is cost”.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stocks are currently standing at 73.95.

Wal-Mart Signs Humana Deal
Price History
Last Price: 73.95
52 Week Low / High: 49.94 / 75.24
50 Day Moving Average: 73.18
6 Month Price Change %: 21.8%
12 Month Price Change %: 40.5%

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Wal-Mart Cancels NYC Plan

Wal-Mart Cancels NYC Plan

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has failed to open a new store in New York after opposition.

Wal-Mart Cancels NYC Plan

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), the world’s largest retailer, has failed to open its first New York City store in Gateway II, Brooklyn, due to protests from opposition groups.

The groups opposed the new store citing the company’s low wages and poor employee benefits.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) spokesperson Stephanie Yazgi said, “Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)’s withdrawal from Gateway II shows that when New Yorkers join arms, event the world’s richest retailer is no match for them. We remain committed to bringing new economic development and shopping options to New York City, especially in the neighbourhoods that need them most”.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) shares were at 74.50 at the end of the last day’s trading. There’s been a 10.0% change in the stock price over the past 3 months.

Wal-Mart Cancels NYC Plan
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Analyst Advice
Consensus Opinion: Hold
Mean recommendation: Error
(1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)
3 Months Ago: Error
Zack’s Rank: 6 out of 18 in the industry

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Wal-Mart To Cut Galaxy S3 Price

Wal-Mart To Cut Galaxy S3 Price

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is going ahead with an offer of the T-Mobile Samsug Galaxy SIII for $148.

Wal-Mart To Cut Galaxy S3 Price

The world’s largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is selling T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy SIII for a discount of $50.

The company now offers the device for just $148, whereas T-Mobile is selling the device for $280. The retailer, however, did not announce when the promotion will end.

The Samsung Galaxy SIII features 4.8-inch HD super AMOLED display, 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 2GB RAM, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.9 mega-pixel front-facing camera.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stocks were at 74.81 at the end of the last day’s trading. There’s been a 8.2% change in the stock price over the past 3 months.

Wal-Mart To Cut Galaxy S3 Price
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Analyst Advice
Consensus Opinion: Hold
Mean recommendation: Error
(1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)
3 Months Ago: Error
Zack’s Rank: 5 out of 17 in the industry

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Wal-Mart Testing App Checkout

Wal-Mart Testing App Checkout

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has been testing an iPhone app checkout system ahead of iPhone 5 release.

Wal-Mart Testing App Checkout

The grocery retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is testing a new iPhone app checkout system ahead of the rumored iPhone 5 release.

The new “Scan & Go” app allows customers to scan items as they walk through stores and to pay at a self-checkout counter.

The retailer spends $12 million per second in cashier wages at its US stores. This app will potentially help the retailer to save money.

David Tovar, a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) spokesman, said, “We’re continually testing new and innovative ways to serve customers and enhance the shopping experience in our stores”.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) company shares are currently standing at 72.25.

Wal-Mart Testing App Checkout
Price History
Last Price: 72.25
52 Week Low / High: 49.94 / 75.24
50 Day Moving Average: 72.22
6 Month Price Change %: 23.0%
12 Month Price Change %: 37.9%

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Wal-Mart To Give Card Customers Gas Discount

Wal-Mart To Give Card Customers Gas Discount

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is set to offer gas discounts for card customers.

Wal-Mart To Give Card Customers Gas Discount

As the price of gasoline is soaring high, the grocery retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is offering discounts on gas to its credit and debit card customers.

The card holders will receive 15-cent-per gallon discount at its stores in 20 states, while gift card holders will receive a 10 cent-per gallon discount.

The program will be launched on August 31 and run through December 24.

Duncan Mac Naughton, chief merchandising officer at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), said, “Our customers are under pressure from the economy. They also talk about gas prices. We have always had aggressive prices on gas. This takes it to the next level”.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stocks were at 72.41 at the end of the last day’s trading. There’s been a 10.3% movement in the stock price over the past 3 months.

Wal-Mart To Give Card Customers Gas Discount
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Analyst Advice
Consensus Opinion: Hold
Mean recommendation: Error
(1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)
3 Months Ago: Error
Zack’s Rank: 5 out of 17 in the industry

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