Friday, November 23, 2012


  • UPDATE 1-Walmart protests draw crowds, shoppers largely unfazed

    Walmart says records best 'Black Friday' ever. * Walmart, protesters disagree on number of workers striking.

  • Wal-Mart's India Venture Suspends Executives Amid Bribery Investigation

    MUMBAI - Wal-Mart's Indian joint venture has suspended several senior executives and delayed the opening of some stores in the country as part of an internal bribery investigation, the company said on Friday.

  • Walmart Protesters Tweet Pictures Of Black Friday Protests (PHOTOS)

    Never imagine you'd see Walmart workers striking against their employer? Now you can, using the Twitter hashtag "#walmartstrikers," a phrase accompanying many photos tweeted out by the protesters during the Black Friday protests.

  • CEO: We Embrace Showrooming

    It's the scourge of stores everywhere: "showrooming," the act of going to a store to see and touch a product, then using your phone to find and order the same item for a lower price online.

  • 1000 Walmart protests across the US

    A Walmart press release this morning downplayed what commentators have called historic strike actions by Walmart workers this Black Friday across the United States.

  • Black Friday Shoppers Hit By Suspected Drunk Driver In Walmart Parking Lot ...

    Police have arrested and are investigating if a 71-year-old driver was drunk when he plowed in to a couple in their 40's in a Walmart parking lot on the eve of Black Friday. A couple heading into a Walmart on Thursday night to get a jump on Black ...

  • Walmart Is No Angel, But It's Not The Devil Either

    It seems in our constant need for revenge against Walmart and (for that matter) any big establishment, we often overlook the role that we play as adults that leads us to our circumstances.

  • Walmart says no one hurt in frenzy at Ga. store

    MOULTRIE, Ga. (AP) - Walmart says no one was injured in a frenzy over a Black Friday deal at one of its stores in south Georgia.

  • Black Friday Walmart Protest for Concerned Pet Owners

    In addition to walk-outs by striking employees, this Black Friday, the nation's largest retailer will be dealing with walk-ins by concerned pet owners.

  • Walmart says Black Friday "best ever" despite walk-out threat

    Fears that some Walmart employees would walk off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year came and went Friday as the world's largest retailer reported its "best ever" Black Friday.

  • Wal-Mart workers and supporters protest outside Placerville store

    A crowd estimated at about 150 Wal-Mart employees, labor union members and community activists gathered outside the Placerville Wal-Mart on Black Friday morning, part of a nationwide protest against what they describe as retaliation against workers' ...

  • Who's Boycotting Wal-Mart This Holiday Season?

    I do wonder, though, how often Reich and his readers are shopping at Wal-Mart on a day-to-day basis. Right now, for example, I almost never shop at Wal-Mart largely because there's no Wal-Mart anywhere near my house. And I think that's a pretty typical ...

  • Thanksgiving Walmart shopper arrested for disorderly conduct in Altamonte ...

    A Land O' Lakes woman was arrested at a Walmart in Altamonte Springs last night - Thanksgiving - after she repeatedly refused the request of an off-duty police officer to go to the back of the checkout line, police say.

  • Wal-Mart vs. the Mob

    Wal-Mart, SEIU and CAP together endorsed Obamacare's employer mandate and "shared responsibility" provisions, which they called "important proposals that should be included in the current efforts to reform our nation's health care system.

  • Black Friday Walmart protest in Kalamazoo: OUR group says workers need ...

    KALAMAZOO, MI - A nationwide informational protest outside Walmart stores included about a dozen people carrying signs on Black Friday morning outside the Walmart store on 9th Street near West Main Street in Oshtemo Township. "We're protesting the ...

  • $100 Walmart Gift Card with New Nokia Lumia 920 and Other Qualifying Phones

    Good news is that there are also quite a few bargains around this time of the year, and Walmart's smartphone special is one of these deals.

  • Scattered Walmart strikes don't dent bottom line

    Scattered strikes and protests by Walmart workers and their supporters in at least nine states may have scored symbolic points Friday by taking on the retail giant head-on, but apparently they did little to keep shoppers away as the company quickly ...

  • No Walmart workers in attendance at Mobile Walmart picketing

    Holding signs that read, "Boycott Walmart," "Solidarity with Walmart Workers," "Stop Corporate Greed," and "Workers Unite," the group stood on the sidewalk across from the store's Interstate 65 Service Road South location.

  • Black Friday comes early to Wal-Mart

    At the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Pittsburgh's Robinson Township -- equipped with a McDonald's, a pharmacy and a Tire & Lube -- doors are open 24 hours a day.

  • Walmart Strikers Prepare For Black Friday Protests Across Country

    DALLAS -- On Thanksgiving afternoon, as freshly stuffed Americans prepared for the shopping bacchanal known as Black Friday, hundreds of Walmart workers readied themselves for a wholly different experience: joining strikes and labor actions planned for ...

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