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Walmart hits a wall in New York

Last Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 10:48

Mighty Walmart, the world's largest retailer, has been thwarted once again in its efforts to open a big-box store in the Big Apple in the face of opposition from local unions much like protestors in India.

Wal-Mart to take majority stake in China e-commerce firm

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 10:46

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it is taking a controlling stake in Chinese e-commerce firm Yihaodian, as the world's largest retailer seeks new revenue sources to fend off rising competition in the world's fastest-growing major economy.

Wal-Mart China CEO quits as retailer grapples with pork scandal

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 08:48

The head of Wal-Mart Stores Inc's China business has resigned citing personal reasons, after the world's largest retailer ran into trouble with Chinese authorities leading to store closures and employee detentions.