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It’s not something you see in Walmart every day.
A recent study found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the largest number of New Yorkers who place Missed Connections posts on Craigslist find their objects of adoration on the subway.
In the wake of the Newtown massacre, gun protesters on Tuesday took their message to a Walmart not far from Sandy Hook Elementary School.
One Connecticut woman’s idea of a political statement has landed her in handcuffs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A big Thanksgiving tradition usually comes a day after the holiday, but now more and more stores are starting Black Friday on Thursday.
Police said the Walmart at the Harmon Meadow Cove shopping plaza was evacuated around 1:50 p.m. Thursday.
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.
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.
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.