Articles Tagged with walmart

While Jobs Increase And Unemployment Drops, Wages Have Yet To Catch Up

Job Growth

The economy continued its promising rise in jobs this February as almost 300,000 were added and unemployment dropped to roughly 5.5 percent. The number of jobs being added every month has consistently beaten many economists’ estimates. Though this number doesn’t include the people who are considered long-term unemployed — that is, those who are out… Read more »

Walmart Facepalms Black History Month With Offensive DVD Display

Walmart Black History Facepalm

A Walmart Black History promotion went horribly wrong at one store in Nashville, Tennessee. The location based at Charlotte Avenue may have meant well when it decided to promote the two DVDs above side-by-side to honor African-American heritage. Unfortunately, they didn’t quite investigate the contents. If you’ve ever worked retail, then you probably know most… Read more »

Walmart Driver In Tracy Morgan Crash Loses Bid For Civil Case Delay

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Kevin Roper, the Walmart driver involved in Tracy Morgan’s accident last June, lost his bid to get a delay on the civil case filed against Walmart. Roper contended that Tracy Morgan’s case against Walmart should be put on hold because the criminal case against him is still pending. However, a judge ruled that Roper shouldn’t… Read more »

Toddler Accidentally Shoots Mother To Death In Idaho Walmart

Toddler shoots mother in Walmart

A tragic story out of Hayden, Idaho, has come about as a two-year-old toddler accidentally shot and killed his mother while shopping in a Walmart. Police have stated that the young boy reached into her purse and got a hold of her concealed gun when it fired and struck her dead inside the store. According… Read more »

Walmart Changes Price Matching Policy Following $90 PlayStation 4 Scam

Walmart $90 PlayStation 4 Scam Policy

Less than honest customers of Walmart who scammed the company to sell PlayStation 4’s at a $90 price point have forced the company’s hand in changing the online price matching policy. The Inquisitr reported the promotion was abused by savvy Amazon members who had a selling account. By creating a product page for a $90… Read more »

Walmart Sells PS4 Consoles For $90 In Price Matching Scam

Walmart sold PS4 consoles for $90 in an Amazon price matching scam

Savvy scammers found a way to take advantage of Walmart’s generous price matching policy after the retailer announced that they would also honor prices from select online stores. The Inquisitr reported Walmart’s announcement on November 13 that the retailer was expanding its price match policy to include not only Amazon, but other online retailers as… Read more »

Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters And 5-Day Sale Highlights

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Walmart Black Friday deals will be stretched over a 5-day period in 2014. Black Friday doorbusters begin during the Walmart Thanksgiving sale kick-off and continue through cyber Monday, with special discounts being offered both online and in brick-and-mortar stores around the country. Thanksgiving at Walmart not exactly your cup of tea? No worries, the mega… Read more »

Walmart: Black Friday 2014 Ads Now Five Days Of HDTV And Xbox One, PS4 Deals

Black Friday Scams

Walmart’s Black Friday 2014 ads have officially come out and now the Walmart company has officially declared that the holiday shopping frenzy has been extended to five days, going beyond even Thanksgiving Day. In a related report by the Inquisitr, when Black Friday 2014 deals began invading Thanksgiving Day a short list of companies responded… Read more »

Walmart Black Friday: Full 40-Page Ad Leaked Online

Walmart Black Friday

Walmart Black Friday should be much bigger than ever before — especially since it is starting on Thanksgiving. The complete 40-page ad for the Walmart Black Friday sale has reportedly been leaked online, according to BFAds. That’s right! Instead of being forced to camp outside of the Walmart store for hours (or even days), shoppers… Read more »

Walmart Shows Off ‘Fat Girl Costumes’ For Halloween

Walmart Halloween costumes

While everyone is discussing the potentially offensive Halloween costumes, Walmart has dedicated a whole section that needs to be talked about. The major retail store has decided to label their plus size section of Halloween costumes, “Fat Girl Costumes.” This isn’t hyperbole. Unfortunately Walmart actually thought labeling a whole section “fat girl costumes” was a-okay…. Read more »

Walmart Introduces $40 Doctor Visits At Their New Care Clinics

Walmart Health Center

Months after Walmart announced its plans to enter into the healthcare industry, the world’s largest retail chain has opened a Care Clinic in Galvaston, Georgia. Northwest Georgia News has released that services to be offered at Walmart Care Clinics include preventative health services, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and guidance on managing chronic problems such… Read more »