US policeman buys nappies, shoes for homeless mother caught shoplifting

A US police officer, called to a Walmart store to investigate a woman caught shop-lifting, shelled out own cash to buy diapers and shoes for the homeless mother of six.

Maggi noodles ban: As it happened on Friday

Announcing the withdrawal of Maggi noodles across India after charges of more-than-permissible levels of some substances, Nestle's global chief executive Paul Bulcke on Friday asserted the popular snack was safe, passing every independent test ordered by the company.

Tracy Morgan settles car crash lawsuit with Walmart
Tracy Morgan settles car crash lawsuit with Walmart

Comedian-actor Tracy Morgan has finally settled his lawsuit against Walmart over a deadly car crash, which happened in 2014.

US court backs family over Bob Marley shirts

A US court has sided with Bob Marley`s family which sued a company that sold shirts depicting the reggae legend, in a case with potential ramifications for merchandise of other deceased stars.

Two-year-old in US accidentally shoots, kills mother

 A two-year-old boy on Tuesday accidentally shot and killed his mother in a Walmart store after taking a gun from her purse, police said.

Tracy Morgan slams Walmart for blaming him in accident case
Tracy Morgan slams Walmart for blaming him in accident case

Comedian Tracy Morgan has slammed Walmart for blaming his accident on him while the company's truck driver slammed into their limo bus in June this year.

Walmart.Com names new US chief

Walmart.Com US CEO and President Joel Anderson is leaving at the end of the month to take a job as president of discount-store chain Five Below Inc.

Five people, including 2 police, dead in Las Vegas ambush shooting

An armed man and woman shouting about a "revolution" opened fire and killed two Las Vegas policemen who were eating lunch in a pizza parlor on Sunday, then fatally shot a civilian in a nearby Walmart store before killing themselves, police said.

US labour board files complaint on Walmart violations

The US National Labor Relations Board has issued a formal complaint against giant retailer Walmart, saying it violated labour rules by threatening and punishing workers who joined pro-union protests.

Sikh group asks to discontinue bin Laden-type costumes

A Sikh advocacy group here has asked big retailers like Walmart to discontinue selling an Osama bin Laden-type Halloween costume, saying the get-up perpetuates "negative stereotypes" about turbans which leads to violence and discrimination against community members.

UPA has surrendered before global retailers: BJP

BJP accused UPA of surrendering before global retailers like Walmart by diluting norms for FDI in multi-brand retail and promised to do away with such "flip-flop" economic policy if voted to power.

BJP to oppose entry of Walmart into HP: Satti

The Himachal Pradesh BJP, which has been opposing FDI in retail, on Saturday said it would not allow foreign stores like Walmart into the state.

Drew Barrymore launching budget-friendly cosmetics brand

Drew Barrymore is officially launching her own luxurious brand of makeup called Flower aiming to bring high end quality at an affordable price.

Last word on FDI in retail has not been said: BJP

BJP on Friday said the last word has not yet been said on the FDI in multi-brand retail issue and the party would revisit the decision of the UPA government if it comes to power.

The Lobby Against Lobbying

One should not think that lobbying is restricted to organized groups. Even individuals try to influence others in their favour.

Law will take its own course: Govt on Walmart issue

Government on Sunday said that law will take its own course if investigations establish that there has been any violation by global retail giant Walmart in its attempts to gain entry into the Indian market.

Walmart probe by retired judge: Kamal Nath

Kamal Nath announced on Wednesday that the government will appoint a retired judge to hold the inquiry into reports on lobbying by Walmart.

CPI-M will not allow opening of Walmart stores in India: Karat

CPI-M leader Prakash Karat on Tuesday said his party would not allow opening of stores in India by Walmart.