By Michael Barone | 08/19/14 02:21 PM
Parents have to pay lots more for things that are largely provided by or heavily regulated by government -- education (including child care) and health care.
08/14/14 05:45 PM
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook on Thursday amid sluggish sales, higher-than-expected health care costs and the need to invest more in its e-commerce operations. The world's largest retailer eked out a 0.6 percent increase in second-quarter profit,...
08/12/14 03:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart thought shoppers would like the opportunity to use a smartphone app to scan items they want to buy as they walk through store aisles. In theory, they could speed through self-checkout. But customers couldn't figure out how to work the "Scan & Go" app during tests in 200...
By Luke Rosiak | 08/12/14 10:59 AM
Information on how many food stamp dollars are redeemed at which stores has long been deemed a "trade secret" by a U.S. Department of Agriculture that critics believe views large retailers, not taxpayers, as its clientele.
08/04/14 10:15 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer. Wal-Mart is rolling out a feature that will enable its website to show shoppers more products that they may like,...
07/24/14 04:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is replacing the chief of its U.S. discount stores in what could be an indication that it's losing confidence that its largest business unit will rebound after more than a year of disappointing results. Greg Foran, who was promoted to president and CEO of Wal-Mart Asia...
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/23/14 05:25 PM
Today, via the Wall Street Journal, we get a doozy for the Obama revolving door.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/21/14
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