One Man Shot Over Child Custody Exchange In Rolling Meadows Walmart Parking LotA 24-year-old man was shot over a custody exchange of a child in a suburban Walmart parking lot Saturday afternoon.
Walmart Hires Former Google, Amazon Exec For New Tech RoleThe moves come as Walmart is trying to compete better with Amazon and other technology companies.
Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The world's largest retailer also said it will also stop selling fruit and dessert flavored e-cigarettes, which critics say can hook teenagers on vaping.
Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores to 21 amid growing pressure from regulators to cut tobacco sales and use among minors.
Walmart Partners With Kidbox Styling Service For KidsIt marks its first subscription service for clothing. In 2014, Walmart launched a quarterly subscription of beauty samples and products. Walmart had tested a short-lived subscription snack service called Goodies.
Pre-Cut Fruit Sold At Walmart, Target Recalled In IllinoisIllinois was among the 16 states where Caito Foods pre-cut melon products have been recalled.
Walmart To Sell 98¢ Reusable Checkout Bags At Checkout To Reduce Plastic UseWalmart will begin selling reusable bags at checkout to reduce plastic waste.
Target Raises Its Minimum Wage To $13 From $12With unemployment near rock bottom, retailers are under pressure to find qualified workers. In October, Amazon announced a minimum hourly wage of $15 for its U.S. employees.
Walmart To Make 'Every Effort' To Keep Disabled GreetersPeople with disabilities who have traditionally filled the greeter job at many stores accused Walmart of acting heartlessly. Outraged customers and others started online petitions, formed Facebook support groups and called and emailed Walmart corporate to register their displeasure.
Infant Ibuprofen Sold At CVS, Walmart, Family Dollar RecalledThe recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen.
Golden Weekend For Salvation Army In ChicagolandThousands of dollars worth of gold coins were left in Salvation Army red kettles in the Chicago area this weekend.
Salvation Army Bell Ringers With 'Aryan' Patches At NWI WalmartA Walmart spokesperson said the store asked the bell ringers to leave as soon as the issue was brought to their attention.
Walmart's Jet.com To Sell Nike Sneakers Ahead Of HolidaysThe deal comes a year after Nike, which has made a push to sell more swoosh-branded products online, started selling some products on Amazon.com.
Walmart Sees Sales Rise At Stores, OnlineWalmart said sales were strong across many categories but the grocery business was notable with sales rising the most in nine years.
235,000 Hair Dryers Recalled Due To Burn RiskThe company heard from 18 consumers burned by the devices, one severely and four sustaining blisters.