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Big Box Stores Offer Quick And Easy Financial Services, But Experts Urge Caution

There was a time when shopping for groceries, clothing, medicine, and taking care of banking meant four different stops, now everything, including a slew of financial services is available under one roof.

12/27/2012

Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

Walmart workers protest (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

People who support Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company by a Walmart Superstore on November 23, 2012 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (credit: STan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Rally At Secaucus Walmart, Call For Better Pay, Work Conditions For Workers

It was a bumpy Black Friday for Walmart. Across the country, hundreds of Walmart workers walked off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year.

11/23/2012

Black Friday Shoppers (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Black Friday Shopping Begins Thursday For Many Large Retail Chains

A big Thanksgiving tradition usually comes a day after the holiday, but now more and more stores are starting Black Friday on Thursday.

11/22/2012

Walmart (file / credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Secaucus Walmart Evacuated For Second Time In 3 Days

Police said the Walmart at the Harmon Meadow Cove shopping plaza was evacuated around 1:50 p.m. Thursday.

08/02/2012

Walmart (file / credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Secaucus Walmart Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

The Hudson County Sheriff’s office says roughly 700 customers and employees were evacuated from the store after the threat was received around 2 p.m. Monday. No explosives were found.

07/30/2012

Walmart (file / credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Liu Speaks Out As NYC Pension Funds To Vote Against Walmart Directors

In the wake of a bribery scandal, New York City pension fund managers plan to vote against the re-election of several members of the Walmart board, and City Comptroller John Liu has spoken out.

05/02/2012

Anne Squatrito (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Woman, 73, Files Age Discrimination Suit Against Walmart

Anne Squatrito, a 17-year employee of the retail giant, said she was let go after failing to move a heavy load of goods by herself at the East Setauket store where she worked.

04/02/2012

FILE - People make purchases inside Macy's department store. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Retailers Clean Up As Shoppers Flock To Tri-State Area Stores For Post-Christmas Returns

Lots of folks will be returning gifts that aren’t quite right, and also using their newly-received gift cards, and many retail chains are running special promotions.

12/26/2011

Enfamil Newborn Formula (credit: CBS 2)

Walmart Pulls ‘Enfamil Newborn’ From Store Shelves After Baby’s Death

The decision comes after a 10-day-old baby in Missouri — who was fed the formula — died of a suspected bacterial infection.

12/22/2011

Walmart (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Stringer: Walmart In NYC Would Be ‘Potentially Devastating’ To Local Economy

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is warning New Yorkers that the big box chain would only hurt, not help the city’s economy.

12/15/2011

Walmart (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sen. Diaz Says Walmart Store In NYC Would Benefit Poor Residents

Diaz released a statement in which he stated that “the City’s poor residents were the losers of the week” while “Walmart was the big winner.”

11/28/2011

Taser stun gun (file / credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Stun Gun Used By Police In Black Friday Scuffle In Connecticut

A police officer in Milford, Conn., used a stun gun on a Wal-Mart shopper who allegedly punched another customer.

11/25/2011

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