The retail giant says that a prospective law raising the minimum wage in D.C. will force the company to drastically scale back its expansion plans in the area. Here’s why those economic arguments don’t hold up.
Halting brick and mortar sales of the Kindle at stores like Target is nothing more than a Band-Aid on the bullet hole created by mobility’s impact on e-commerce. Here's how one upscale retailer is doing it right.
By dissecting the strategies of companies like Dell, Southwest Airlines, and Walmart, who over the course of the 1990s radically disrupted their industries, we found some surprising similarities in how these companies engineered breakthrough growth.
Walmart has announced its most sweeping food commitment yet: a program that will eliminate industrial trans fats in all packaged food products, slash added sugars by 10 percent, and cut sodium by 25 percent—all by 2015.
The Supreme court has agreed to hear an appeal from Walmart against a billion-dollar sexist pay case. Walmart's hardly been out of the news for months, but today's headline is one the company probably prefers.
I'm not sure how the book ended up in the waiting room. Perhaps someone had left it behind in the distant past...I do know that the novel's presence was a symbol for me and some of the others in the room. And, for that, the novel's placement in the waiting room is actually a significant public relations problem.
In the 2007 sci-fi movie "Transformers," a toaster sprung into life from the allspark. Now imagine a world in which each individual thing—whether it be a bottle of pills, a pair of jeans, a package of filet mignon, or an automobile component—could have a sense of identity. Get ready. They're coming.