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Walmart to stop sales of e-cigarettes in U.S. stores: company memo

Sep 20 2019

WASHINGTON Walmart Inc told staff on Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores, amid a growing crackdown on surging teenage use of such products, reports of vaping-related lung disease and some deaths. | Video

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

Sep 20 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday pledged to make the largest U.S. e-commerce company net carbon neutral by 2040 and to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up, as employees and consumers around the world plan protests to address climate change. | Video

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in. | Video

Walmart's earnings beat allays worry over tariff impact for now

Aug 15 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. retailer Walmart Inc reported strong second-quarter results and raised its earnings expectations for the year, temporarily sidestepping concerns around consumer demand in the wake of tariffs on imports from China.

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

Aug 09 2019

Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but made no changes to its policy on selling firearms.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Petition by Walmart employee to protest gun sales gathers over 45,000 signatures

Aug 08 2019

WASHINGTON, Aug 8 A petition started by a junior Walmart Inc worker in California to protest the retailer's sale of firearms, following two mass shootings over the weekend left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio, has gathered more than 45,000 signatures.

Petition by Walmart employee to protest gun sales gathers over 45,000 signatures

Aug 08 2019

WASHINGTON A petition started by a junior Walmart Inc worker in California to protest the retailer's sale of firearms, following two mass shootings over the weekend left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio, has gathered more than 45,000 signatures.

Trump says China is 'killing us with unfair trade deals'

Aug 07 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China's economic and trade policies would ultimately benefit the American economy, even as Beijing signalled it could strike back by curbing sales of chemicals known as rare earths that are used in everything from iPhones to military equipment. | Video

Cost to U.S. consumers, businesses of Trump's China tariffs surged in June -trade group

Aug 07 2019

WASHINGTON A whopping 74% increase in tariffs since last year added $6 billion in extra costs for U.S. consumers and businesses, a pro-trade group said on Wednesday as it warned additional tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump would further hit demand and hurt jobs.

Cost to U.S. consumers, businesses of Trump's China tariffs surged in June - trade group

Aug 07 2019

WASHINGTON A whopping 74% increase in tariffs since last year added $6 billion in extra costs for U.S. consumers and businesses, a pro-trade group said on Wednesday as it warned additional tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump would further hit demand and hurt jobs.

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