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Walmex expands Wi-Fi in Mexican stores, pushing online shopping

MEXICO CITY, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart de Mexico said on Thursday that it will install Wi-Fi throughout all but one of its chains in Mexico by next summer, in an attempt to collect user data and drive online sales by familiarizing shoppers with technology.

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Surging online orders slow Wal-Mart delivery network

SEATTLE/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that soaring online purchases have caused delays in its distribution network, reflecting the challenge retailers and delivery services face in handling strong peak-season ecommerce demand.

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Wal-Mart drops Stores from name to shed brick and mortar image

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc will be known as Walmart Inc, effective Feb. 1, the world's largest retailer said on Wednesday, as part of its efforts to rebrand itself as more than a brick and mortar store.

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Wal-Mart to integrate physical, online units in Brazil

(Reuters) - The Brazilian unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has decided to integrate its physical retail and e-commerce activities, as well as expand its so-called online marketplace operations, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Retail stocks keep rising after strong start to holiday sales

(Reuters) - Shares of retailers such as Macy's Inc and Wal-Mart were up on Monday following a promising start to the holiday season and ahead of what is expected to be the largest U.S. online shopping day in history.

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Exclusive: Cyber Monday showdown - Wal-Mart closes in on Amazon in online price war

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is within striking distance of matching Amazon.com Inc's online prices for the first time, a key milestone in its effort to regain the "low price leader" title.

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UPDATE 4-J.B. Hunt, Wal-Mart climb aboard Tesla's electric truck

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Friday got high-profile orders from Wal-Mart Stores Inc and fleet operator J.B. Hunt for its future electric truck, but would-be customers indicated they are giving the big rig a try, not buying in volume.

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UPDATE 3-J.B. Hunt, Wal-Mart climb aboard Tesla's electric truck

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc and big truck fleet operator J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc said on Friday they will order Tesla Inc's electric semi trucks, boosting the Silicon Valley automaker's effort to expand its reach beyond luxury cars and solar energy systems.

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Wall Street rallies powered by Cisco, Walmart; House tax vote supports

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose sharply on Thursday boosted by earnings-related gains in Wal-Mart and Cisco, while a tax bill expected to boost corporate earnings passed its first, if smallest, hurdle.

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Wall Street gains powered by Cisco, Walmart; tax passage supports

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose sharply on Thursday boosted by earnings-related gains in Wal-Mart and Cisco, while a tax bill expected to boost corporate earnings passed its first - if smallest - hurdle.

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Wal-Mart, tech stocks lead Wall Street gains

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes marched higher on Thursday, driven by gains in Wal-Mart and technology shares, while investors awaited a vote on the Republican tax bill.

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Wal-Mart shares jump on strong U.S. sales growth

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported better-than-expected U.S. comparable sales on Thursday, as customers stocked up on food and other supplies ahead of hurricanes and online purchases soared, sending its shares up more than 8.5 percent.

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Gains in Wal-Mart, Cisco lift Wall Street

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 index recovered from its worst two-day fall since August on Thursday after Wal-Mart and Cisco shares soared on strong results.

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US STOCKS-Gains in Wal-Mart, Cisco lift Wall Street

* Indexes up: Dow 0.77 pct, S&P 0.76 pct, Nasdaq 1.17 pct (Changes comment, updates prices, adds details on tax plan)

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Wal-Mart sales growth bucks trend in retail sector, shares jump

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported better-than-expected U.S. comparable sales on Thursday, as customers stocked up on food and building materials ahead of hurricanes and online purchases soared, sending its shares up more than 7 percent.

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UPDATE 3-Wal-Mart sales growth bucks trend in retail sector, shares jump

CHICAGO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported better-than-expected U.S. comparable sales on Thursday, as customers stocked up on food and building materials ahead of hurricanes and online purchases soared, sending its shares up more than 7 percent.

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Wall Street recovers on strong Wal-Mart, Cisco earnings

(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes recovered from two days of losses on Thursday after technology stocks got a boost from Cisco results and Wal-Mart soared to a record high.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after strong Wal-Mart, Cisco earnings

Nov 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks indexes opened higher on Thursday after two days of losses, driven by strong earnings from Wal-Mart and Cisco.

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Wal-Mart third-quarter sales boosted by hurricanes, online; shares jump

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc , the world's largest retailer, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores on Thursday, boosted by hurricane-related purchases and soaring online sales, sending its shares up 4.4 percent.

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UPDATE 2-Wal-Mart 3rd-qtr sales boosted by hurricanes, online; shares jump

CHICAGO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores on Thursday, boosted by hurricane-related purchases and soaring online sales, sending its shares up 4.4 percent.

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Wal-Mart reports better-than-expected third-quarter sales, shares jump

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc , the world's largest retailer, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores on Thursday, boosted by hurricane-related purchases and soaring online sales, sending its shares up 3.5 percent.

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UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart reports better-than-expected 3rd-qtr sales, shares jump

CHICAGO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores on Thursday, boosted by hurricane-related purchases and soaring online sales, sending its shares up 3.5 percent.

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CORRECTED-Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

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Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it will offer Hudson's Bay Co- owned department store chain Lord & Taylor dedicated space on its website, as it looks to make deeper inroads into the fast-growing online fashion business.

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Wal-Mart gears up to compete on Black Friday

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday its U.S. stores will feature color-coded sections for different product categories on Black Friday, as it prepares to compete for shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

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Small banks oppose U.S. regulator offering olive branch to tech sector

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Small Main Street banks vowed on Wednesday to fight any review of a ban that prevents retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and tech companies like Amazon.com Inc from becoming fully fledged banks.

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Wal-Mart triples online items, lowers prices as holiday season kicks in

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is planning to boost sales and fend off rivals this holiday season by doubling down on incentives for shoppers who buy online and those who visit its stores.

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Wal-Mart's new robots scan shelves to restock items faster

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is rolling out shelf-scanning robots in more than 50 U.S. stores to replenish inventory faster and save employees time when products run out.

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Wal-Mart tie-up helps McKesson top profit estimates

(Reuters) - McKesson Corp , the biggest U.S. drug distributor, posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit after a tie-up with Wal-Mart Stores Inc helped it buy generic drugs at lower prices, sending its shares up nearly 6 percent on Thursday.

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Drug distributor McKesson's profit tops estimates, shares rise

(Reuters) - McKesson Corp , the biggest U.S. drug distributor, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, mainly as a tie-up with Wal-Mart Stores Inc helped it buy generic drugs at a lower prices.

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Wal-Mart launches shelf-scanning robots in about 40 stores

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc will roll out shelf-scanning robots in approximately 40 stores to replenish inventory faster on its shelves and save store employees time when products run out.

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Target gears up for holidays with free shipping and gifts under $15

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Target Corp said on Monday it would start free shipping beginning in November and that most of its holiday assortment had been priced at under $15, as the retailer gets ready to take on Amazon.com and Wal-Mart in the most crucial shopping season of the year.

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UPDATE 1-Walmex posts 3rd-qtr revenue growth after earthquake sales boom

MEXICO CITY, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Mexican retailer Wal-Mart de Mexico on Thursday reported a 7.8 percent rise in third-quarter revenue, benefiting from earthquakes in Mexico last month that prompted shopping sprees for donations of supplies to displaced people.

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Carrefour appoints FNAC Darty's Malige as new CFO

PARIS (Reuters) - Carrefour named Matthieu Malige as finance director on Monday, two months after the world's second-biggest supermarket retailer behind Wal-Mart warned on its 2017 operating profit.

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Dow inches up to record-high on gains in J&J, Wal-Mart

(Reuters) - Gains in Wal-Mart and Johnson & Johnson nudged the Dow Jones Industrial Average to another record level on Wednesday, but the broader market was sluggish ahead of big bank earnings.

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US STOCKS-Dow inches up to record-high on gains in J&J, Wal-Mart

* Indexes up: Dow 0.09 pct, S&P 0.08 pct, Nasdaq 0.11 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

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Wal-Mart sees 40 percent online sales growth next year, shares rise

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday forecast a 40 percent rise in U.S. online sales next year as it ramps up competition with Amazon.com Inc , boosting shares of world's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer to the highest in more than two years.

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Wal-Mart rally pushes Dow to all-time high

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high on Tuesday, helped by a surge in Wal-Mart Stores, while Amazon and Facebook lost ground and investors focused on upcoming quarterly reports.

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US STOCKS-Wall St touches record high, helped by Wal-Mart

* Indexes: Dow +0.20 pct, S&P +0.15 pct, Nasdaq -0.03 pct (Updates to afternoon)

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Wal-Mart helps Wall Street to new records, but techs curb gains

(Reuters) - Wall Street hit fresh record intraday highs on Tuesday, helped by a jump in Wal-Mart and energy stocks, but the gains were limited by declines in Amazon and technology stocks.

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Wal-Mart sees 40 percent online sales growth next year, shares jump

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday forecast that its U.S. online sales would soar about 40 percent in the fiscal year ending January 2019, sending its stock up 4.7 percent to the highest in more than two years.

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UPDATE 3-Wal-Mart sees 40 pct online sales growth next year, shares jump

* To double locations for shipping online grocery orders (Adds details from investor meeting; updates shares)

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Wall Street scales new records, helped by Wal-Mart, energy stocks

(Reuters) - The three major Wall Street indexes scaled new records on Tuesday as higher oil prices boosted energy stocks and Wal-Mart rose on the back of a bullish sales forecast.

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Wal-Mart sees U.S. online sales soaring 40 percent in fiscal year 2019

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday forecast that U.S. online sales would soar about 40 percent in the fiscal year ending January 2019, sending its stock up nearly 4 percent to the highest in more than two years.

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UPDATE 2-Wal-Mart sees U.S. online sales soaring 40 pct in fiscal year 2019

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday forecast that U.S. online sales would soar about 40 percent in the fiscal year ending January 2019, sending its stock up nearly 4 percent to the highest in more than two years.

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Wall Street scales new records on gains in Wal-Mart, energy stocks

(Reuters) - The three major Wall Street indexes scaled new records on Tuesday, helped by gains in energy stocks and in Wal-Mart on the back of the company's $20 billion share buyback plan.

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Wal-Mart launches $20 billion buyback plan

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday unveiled a $20 billion share buyback plan and forecast U.S. online sales to increase by about 40 percent in the fiscal year ending January 2019.

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Wal-Mart sees 40 percent growth in U.S. online sales for fiscal 2019

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday forecast U.S. online sales to increase by about 40 percent and overall net sales by at least 3 percent in the fiscal year ending January 2019.

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Wal-Mart sees 40 pct growth in U.S. online sales for fiscal 2019

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday forecast U.S. online sales to increase by about 40 percent and overall net sales by at least 3 percent in the fiscal year ending January 2019.

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Wal-Mart speeds up in-store returns of online purchases

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it would speed up the process for in-store returns of items bought on its website, just ahead of the busy holiday season, as it looks to steal a march on e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

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UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart speeds up in-store returns of online purchases

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it would speed up the process for in-store returns of items bought on its website, just ahead of the busy holiday season, as it looks to steal a march on e-commerce giant Amazon.com .

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Wal-Mart to speed up returns for items bought online

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it was launching a process to speed up returns of items bought on its website, in time for the busy holiday season, as it looks to compete better with e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

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BRIEF-Wal-Mart to let customers return items bought on its website via app

* Wal-Mart stores says would let customers return items bought on its ecommerce website via its app

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BRIEF-Wal-Mart- Commenced cash tender offer for up to $8.5 bln

* Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announces cash tender offer for certain of its outstanding debt securities

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Costco steps up grocery battle with new delivery services

(Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp has rolled out two new grocery delivery services this week, a new step in its efforts to fight growing competition from Amazon.com and Wal-Mart Stores Inc .

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Wal-Mart buys delivery logistics startup Parcel

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Tuesday, it has acquired Parcel Inc, a New York-based last-mile delivery startup, as the retailer seeks to better compete with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.

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Violent protest hits store at Wal-Mart South Africa unit - witness

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 29 (Reuters) - A violent protest broke out on Friday at a Johannesburg store run by Wal-Mart's South African unit Massmart, according to a Thomson Reuters witness.

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Wal-Mart tests direct-to-fridge; Amazon ups restaurant game

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a service to stock groceries directly to customers' refrigerators as it seeks to take on e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

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UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart tests direct-to-fridge; Amazon ups restaurant game

Sept 22 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a service to stock groceries directly to customers' refrigerators as it seeks to take on e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

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Wal-Mart tests delivering groceries straight to fridge

Sept 22 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday it was testing a service in the Silicon Valley to deliver groceries straight to customers' refrigerators as it looks to gain an edge over Amazon.com.

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UPDATE 2-Taking aim at food waste, companies plan to simplify expiration labels

NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of the world's largest consumer goods companies including Kellogg Co and Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday they will simplify food expiration labels in an effort to eliminate confusion that contributes to food waste.

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UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart to not hire seasonal workers; current staff to get more hours

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday it would not hire temporary workers this holiday season for the second straight year but will offer extra hours to its existing employees.

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Wal-Mart to give more hours to current staff this holiday season

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday it would not hire temporary workers this holiday season and would instead offer the extra hours to its current employees.

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Walmart, Target join call for 'Dreamer' legislation

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Target Corp and PepsiCo Inc on Wednesday joined an expanded group of nearly 800 companies calling in a letter for U.S. legislation to protect immigrants brought into the country illegally by their parents from deportation, according to organizer FWD.us.

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Food companies to standardize date labels

Sept 20 (Reuters) - A group of consumer goods makers and retailers including Kellogg Co, Wal-Mart Stores Inc , Nestle SA and Unilever Plc plans to simplify and standardize food date labels to reduce food wastage.

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More than 50 arrested for looting in Miami during Irma: police

MIAMI (Reuters) - Miami area police arrested more than 50 suspected looters during Hurricane Irma, including 26 people who were accused of breaking into a single Wal-Mart (WMT.N> store, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Wal-Mart restructures U.S. operations to speed change

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is restructuring its U.S. store operations and will consolidate its business divisions from six to four, the company said on Tuesday.

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Wal-Mart starts holiday layaway program amid slow toy sales

CHICAGO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc has begun its holiday layaway program as it hopes to cash-in early on demand for gifts like toys, which saw slower sales growth industry-wide last December and has struggled to pick up so far this year.

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Wal-Mart reopens most Gulf region stores after Harvey

Sept 4 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it has reopened most stores in the Gulf region that were shut due to Hurricane Harvey.

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Wal-Mart eyes $316 million in Brazil store reforms through 2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to invest around 1 billion reais ($316 million) in Brazil through 2019 to refurbish about 120 stores, as larger rivals in Latin America's biggest economy invest heavily to retain cash-strapped customers.

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Wal-Mart eyes $316 mln in Brazil store reforms through 2019

SAO PAULO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to invest around 1 billion reais ($316 million) in Brazil through 2019 to refurbish about 120 stores, as larger rivals in Latin America's biggest economy invest heavily to retain cash-strapped customers.

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UPDATE 1-Cost cuts help Wal-Mart's South African arm Massmart

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Massmart Holdings Ltd , the South African arm of Wal-Mart, reported a small rise in half-year earnings on Thursday, helped by cost cuts as cash-strapped shoppers spent warily.

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Wal-Mart's South African unit Massmart H1 profit up 2.4 pct

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Massmart Holdings Ltd , Wal-Mart Store's South African unit, reported a slight increase in half-year earnings on Wednesday, helped largely by cost cuts as cash-strapped consumers spent warily.

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BRIEF-Wal-Mart to enter voice-shopping market via Google platform

* Google enters partnership with Walmart to bring users products that can be bought through Google Home or the Google Express website or app Source text : (http://bit.ly/2veFos6) Further company coverage:

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Wal-Mart to enter voice-shopping market via Google platform

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is teaming up with Alphabet Inc's Google to enter the nascent voice-shopping market, currently dominated by Amazon.com Inc , adding another front to Wal-Mart's battle with the online megastore.

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U.S. dollar stores stand their ground in escalating retail price war

U.S. dollar stores have not become collateral damage, as feared, in a price war among big retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Kroger Co , which has pushed down prices of key items such as eggs and laundry detergent.

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US dollar stores stand their ground in escalating retail price war

Aug 18 - U.S. dollar stores have not become collateral damage, as feared, in a price war among big retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Kroger Co, which has pushed down prices of key items such as eggs and laundry detergent.

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Wal-Mart's margins fall on price cuts, spending on e-commerce

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported lower quarterly margins after it cut prices and invested heavily on expanding its e-commerce operations, and its shares fell nearly 3 percent.

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Wal-Mart comparable sales beat estimates, margins dip

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported its 12th straight quarterly increase in comparable sales, but margins fell as the retailer continued to cut prices and invest in its e-commerce operations.

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UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart comparable sales beat estimates, margins dip

CHICAGO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported its 12th straight quarterly increase in comparable sales, but margins fell as the retailer continued to cut prices and invest in its e-commerce operations.

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UPDATE 1-Britain's Asda reports first sales growth in three years

LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Asda, the British supermarket arm of Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, on Thursday reported its first underlying sales growth for three years, helped by food price inflation and very weak comparative numbers last year.

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Walmart Chile signs deal with workers, avoiding strike

SANTIAGO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Lider, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's main supermarket chain in Chile, has signed a new work contract with its employees, averting a possible strike, the union said on Monday.

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Target appoints Walmart, General Mills executives to shore up grocery business

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Target Corp said on Monday it has hired two former executives from Wal-Mart Inc and General Mills Inc to join its food and beverage business, as the retailer seeks to revamp its grocery aisles.

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Target appoints Walmart, General Mills execs to shore up grocery business

CHICAGO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Target Corp said on Monday it has hired two former executives from Wal-Mart Inc and General Mills Inc to join its food and beverage business, as the retailer seeks to revamp its grocery aisles.

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Birchbox in talks with retailers including Walmart for sale: Recode

(Reuters) - Online cosmetics retailer Birchbox has discussed a potential sale with several retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc, tech news website Recode reported on Wednesday.

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Birchbox in talks with retailers including Walmart for sale-Recode

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Online cosmetics retailer Birchbox has discussed a potential sale with several retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc, tech news website Recode reported on Wednesday.

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Wal-Mart, insurers settle lawsuits over 2014 Tracy Morgan crash

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc has settled a lawsuit by two insurers that sought to avoid covering its multi-million-dollar payout to comedian Tracy Morgan for injuries he suffered in a 2014 crash involving one of the retailer's trucks.

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Wal-Mart, Walgreens, CVS turn up the heat on generic drugmaker deals

(Reuters) - The largest U.S. retail pharmacies, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , are wielding more leverage when buying generic drugs, accelerating a decline in prices likely to affect drug companies for some time, industry experts said on Thursday.

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Asda profit fell 11.5 percent in 2016

LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Asda, the British supermarket business of U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart, reported an 11.5 percent drop in profit in 2016, a performance it said was "behind expectations".

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Wal-Mart shuffles U.S. leadership teams in food, merchandising

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc has announced changes to its food leadership team in an internal memo, as it prepares for increased competition with grocery rivals and remains caught in a price war.

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Walmart Chile workers vote to go on strike

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The union representing workers at Lider, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's main supermarket chain in Chile, said on Friday they had voted to go on strike for higher pay.

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Exclusive: Not Made in America - Wal-Mart looks overseas for online vendors

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Walmart.com, trailing Amazon.com Inc in the number of goods for sale on its website, is recruiting vendors in China and other countries to boost its online offerings in a pivot away from Wal-Mart's Made-in-America campaign.

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Wal-Mart proposes policy actions to boost U.S. manufacturing

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Wednesday proposed 10 policy actions to boost U.S. manufacturing that the retailer said could help recapture $300 billion of the $650 billion worth of consumer goods that are currently imported.

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GSK hires ex-Wal-Mart executive to transform tech operations

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Tuesday it had appointed former Wal-Mart Stores executive Karenann Terrell to the new senior position of chief digital and technology officer.

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BRIEF-Wal-Mart Stores announces pricing for cash tender offers

* Wal-Mart Stores Inc announces pricing for cash tender offers

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BRIEF-Bemax to supply its private label products to Wal-Mart.com customers

* Bemax Inc - has received approval from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to supply its private label products to Wal-Mart.com customers

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Wal-Mart faces lawsuit over Illinois Uber slaying

CHICAGO, June 26 (Reuters) - The family of an Illinois Uber driver who was stabbed to death filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday against Wal-Mart Stores Inc for failing to stop the teen suspect in the incident from stealing a machete and knife from one of its stores.

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Exclusive: Wal-Mart not considering a bid for Whole Foods - source

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is not actively considering making an offer for Whole Foods Market Inc, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.

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America’s hungriest wind and solar power users: big companies

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of America’s biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions.

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With Whole Foods, Amazon on collision course with Wal-Mart

CHICAGO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Wal-Mart Stores Inc bought online retailer Jet.com for $3 billion last year, it marked a crucial moment - the world's largest brick-and-mortar retailer, after years of ceding e-commerce leadership to arch rival Amazon, intended to compete.