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Costco bets on international appetite for first Chinese store

China has proved a brutal battleground for overseas food retailers in recent years, with many failing to understand consumer habits and tastes as well as local competitors building a stronger presence.

Walmart’s fire suit may ‘spook’ solar customers Tesla wants

The suit marks another high-profile headache for Tesla’s solar unit, which has lost much of its market share as it repeatedly rejiggers its strategy.

Walmart sues Tesla over fires linked to rooftop solar panel systems

Walmart wants Tesla declared in breach of contract and is also seeking damages in connection with the fires.

‘Mexicans’ were his target, says Texas massacre shooter

Prior to carrying out the attack Saturday, Patrick Crusius published a white supremacist manifesto online which expressed fears of a 'Hispanic invasion of Texas.'

Man armed with loaded rifle, body armour arrested at Missouri Walmart

The arrest of the armed man in Missouri comes just a week after back-to-back shootings in Texas and Ohio.

Mexican man who shielded wife in Texas mass shooting dies

He took the bullet for his wife, Estela Nicolasa. Unfortunately, Velazquez dies in hospital after being caught in a mass shooting at a Walmart store.

Prosecutors charge Texas shooting suspect with murder, seek death penalty

The nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy, says President Trump

Cloudflare ends services for ‘lawless’ 8chan after El Paso massacre

In a blog post announcing the move, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince described the no-censorship site as 'a cesspool of hate.'

Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to US immigration reform

Trump appears to blame the US news media and what he considers unfair coverage for violence like the weekend shootings.

El Paso shopper takes bullet for his wife

Juan de Dios risked his life for his wife when he threw himself in front of her when the shots rang out.

Police investigating Texas shooting as possible hate crime

Police are analysing a manifesto which indicates the shooter has a nexus to potential hate crime.

‘Many killed’ in shooting at Walmart in Texas, suspect in custody

Many of those caught up in the rampage were buying back-to-school supplies.

2 maut dalam tembakan di pasar raya AS

Difahamkan, kedua-dua mangsa korban ialah pekerja Walmart di Southaven, tenggara Mississippi dan suspek turut cedera ditembak polis.

2 shot dead in Mississippi Walmart

The two people shot dead were believed to be Walmart employees.

Amazon ‘Prime Day’ becomes phenomenon as rivals jump in

A pre-recorded Taylor Swift video concert will be one of the highlights on Amazon's Prime Day.

Walmart overhauls Jet.com as online business fails to deliver results

Walmart's move reduces the scope and importance of Jet.com in its overall US e-commerce ambitions of taking on Amazon.com Inc.

Walmart one-ups Amazon with deliveries direct to refrigerator

The move by Walmart ramps up its competition between the two giants of electronic commerce.

Walmart reports jump in profit, warns on tariffs

However, the strong domestic results offset a decline in international sales and profits.

Walmart is said to explore options for Asda including IPO

Asda, which Walmart bought in 1999, has been one of the US giant’s best international acquisitions.

Britain blocks Sainsbury’s/Asda supermarket merger

'The Competition and Markets Authority found that UK shoppers and motorists would be worse off if Sainsbury's and Asda were to merge.'

FDA pulls up Walmart, Kroger, others for selling tobacco to minors

The FDA has rolled out a Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan as part of its push to discourage teens from smoking.

Walmart unveils voice-activated, Google-powered grocery shopping

The voice-shopping service comes out of a partnership between the two companies that began in August 2017.

Amazon’s winner-take-all approach to small business

If you search for another company’s product, you might see an Amazon product promoted at the top of the list.

Walton family fortune increases US$3.3 billion on Walmart earnings

The bump to the world’s richest family’s net worth comes as some politicians, including Senator Bernie Sanders, are calling for checks on such enormous fortunes.

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