Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$243,382.20|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||3,223.60|
* To pay $500 mln breakup fee if deal fails antitrust review
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 28 - South African retailer Massmart reported a 25.2 percent fall in half-year profit on Thursday as debt-laden consumers battling rising living costs cut back on spending.
By Sruthi Ramakrishnan, Devika Krishna Kumar and Lawrence Hurley
- Dollar General Corp questioned whether Family Dollar Stores Inc Chief Executive Howard Levine was being driven by self-interest in his support of a proposed takeover of his company by Dollar Tree Inc .
(Adds reference to attempt to seek comment from Family Dollar in paragraph 5, Icahn quote in paragraph 13)
(Corrects paragraph 6 to say Levine will remain CEO of Family Dollar, not become CEO of the combined company. Also corrects to say Levine is expected to lose his job, not that he will)
HONG KONG, Aug 21 - Hong Kong's Li & Fung Ltd , supplier of goods like clothing and toys to retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Kohl's Corp, said first-half net profit rose 16 percent as it shrugged off weak U.S. retail trading.
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 20 - Massmart Holdings, the South African unit of Wal-Mart Stores, said on Tuesday its first-half earnings fell as much as 29 percent, sending the retailer's shares almost 7 percent lower.
MIAMI - A Florida real estate developer is putting on hold plans to build a Walmart store and hundreds of apartments after federal officials last week moved to protect two species of endangered butterflies on the proposed site, a rare tract of forest brimming with wildlife.
MIAMI, Aug 19 - A Florida real estate developer is putting on hold plans to build a Walmart store and hundreds of apartments after federal officials last week moved to protect two species of endangered butterflies on the proposed site, a rare tract of forest brimming with wildlife.
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