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Nandita Bose

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers.

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers.

Jet.com falls by wayside as Walmart focuses on its website, online grocery

13 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul at Jet.com, an online start-up it acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, after it failed to live up to the world's largest retailer's e-commerce ambitions.

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices

08 Jun 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico.

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices

08 Jun 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico.

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices

08 Jun 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico.

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages'

06 Jun 2019

ROGERS, Ark. Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fuelling income inequality. | Video

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting

05 Jun 2019

ROGERS, Ark. June 5 Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees.

Bernie Sanders to push for $15 an hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting

05 Jun 2019

ROGERS, Ark Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees.

World News

"Sea of black" Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades.