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Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years.

Britain's Asda supermarkets to stop selling single kitchen knives

Britain's Asda supermarkets to stop selling single kitchen knives

Walmart-owned British supermarket chain Asda said it will remove single kitchen knives from sale in all its stores by the end of April.

Indian shopkeepers organise sit-in protests against Walmart's Flipkart buy

Indian shopkeepers organise sit-in protests against Walmart's Flipkart buy

Indian shopkeepers and traders affiliated to a local lobby group began sit-in protests across the country on Monday against Walmart Inc's proposed $16 billion acquisition of e-commerce firm Flipkart.

Walmart acquiring India's Flipkart, says SoftBank's Son

Walmart acquiring India's Flipkart, says SoftBank's Son

US retail giant Walmart Inc is acquiring Indian e-commerce player Flipkart, the chief executive of one of Flipkart's biggest shareholders, SoftBank Group, said on Wednesday.

UK supermarket giants Sainsbury's, Asda agree merger

UK supermarket giants Sainsbury's, Asda agree merger

Britain's second and third biggest supermarket chains Sainsbury's and Walmart-owned rival Asda have agreed to merge, the pair said Monday, creating a retail king that would leapfrog current leader Tesco.

Three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

Three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody.

Google and Walmart unveil e-commerce partnership

Google and Walmart unveil e-commerce partnership

Google and Walmart on Tuesday announced a partnership that will make the retailer's products available on the internet giant's online shopping mall.

Eight bodies found in truck in Texas parking lot

Eight bodies found in truck in Texas parking lot

Eight people were found dead on Sunday inside a truck in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas in what police said appeared to be "human trafficking crime."

 Gunmen attack Libyan oilfield, kill eight guards

Gunmen attack Libyan oilfield, kill eight guards

Unidentified gunman have attacked Al Ghani oilfield in Libya, where petroleum installations increasingly are becoming a target