NEW YORK (AP) — The major stock indexes are edging higher in afternoon trading after drifting between small gains and losses much of the day. Investors have had a batch of quarterly earnings reports to digest. Google, IBM and insurer UnitedHealth have been among the biggest decliners, while General Electric and Morgan Stanley are among the gainers. The S&P 500 has gained six points, while the Dow is 15 to 20 points higher and the Nasdaq composite is up about 20.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is introducing a new money transfer service that it says will cut fees for customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar services.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo co-founder David Filo is vying to rejoin the Internet company's board after an 18-year absence.
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives are asking for assistance in identifying two men who are suspects in the theft of more than $4,000 worth of gaming merchandise from a local Walmart.
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 14, 2014--Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced that Marc Rosen will join the company as executive vice president and president of global e-commerce, effective May 5, 2014.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware says Wal-Mart can send its annual proxy statement to shareholders without a Manhattan church parish's proposal for a shareholder vote involving gun sales.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican is welcoming the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (seh-BEEL'-yuhs). Mitch McConnell says he hopes it marks the start of a "candid conversation" about what he calls "Obamacare's shortcomings and the need to protect Medicare."
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who sucked an unwilling woman's toes inside a Wal-Mart has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.
NEW YORK (AP) — Low-cost leader Wal-Mart is using its massive size to drive down the price of organic food items from tomato paste to chicken broth to make them more affordable for its low-income customers.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 9, 2014--Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces that “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is now available as part of a Regal Super Ticket.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will open 50 more wholesale stores in India over the next four to five years, adding to the current total of 20 in the country.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Attorneys for a church in Manhattan are asking a federal judge in Delaware to prohibit Wal-Mart from sending its annual proxy statement to shareholders because it doesn't include its proposal for a shareholder vote involving gun sales.
The new logo was first spotted on a shirt released early at an unidentified Walmart store. That photo, and other photos of the new logo, have been spreading quickly on social media.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State Seminoles apparently have a new logo, and it's been unveiled sooner than expected.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 2, 2014--What does it take to advance women and transform the workplace for everyone? Two very unique initiatives, in two very different industries, are showing how it’s done.
DETROIT (AP) — Former college football star Desmond Howard will get the copyright to a famous photo of him in a Heisman Trophy pose after scoring a touchdown against Ohio State in 1991.