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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.

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.

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 signaled it could strike back by curbing sales of chemicals known as rare earths that are used in everything from iPhones to military equipment. | Video

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

Aug 07 2019

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China's behavior in global markets would ultimately benefit the American economy, even as Beijing signaled it could strike back by curbing sales of critical chemicals known as rare earths.

Walmart faces pressure to stop gun sales after latest U.S. mass shootings

Aug 05 2019

Walmart Inc said on Monday there has been no change in its policy on gun sales after two mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart store, left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio.

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