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.
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.
The decision comes after a 10-day-old baby in Missouri — who was fed the formula — died of a suspected bacterial infection.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is warning New Yorkers that the big box chain would only hurt, not help the city’s economy.
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.”
A police officer in Milford, Conn., used a stun gun on a Wal-Mart shopper who allegedly punched another customer.
Nassau County police said two armed men wearing ski masks walked into a Walmart in East Meadow around 11:30 p.m. and demanded cash from store employees at gunpoint.
As he approaches the midpoint of his third term, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s standing among New Yorkers has hit its lowest point in six years.
In a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 69 percent of the respondents said they would shop at a Walmart in the city if it was convenient, while 63 percent said city officials should allow a local Walmart to open.