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  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $132.01. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $76.29.

  • Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors such as Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season. But last month, Wal-Mart started to test the strategy in five markets: Atlanta; Charlotte, North Carolina; Dallas; Phoenix; and northwest Arkansas. Wal-Mart is trying to rev up sluggish sales in the U.S. as it...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 87 or. 7 percent, to $131.93. Target rose$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $60.89. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $76.39.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 37 or. 3 percent, to $131.43. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $76.53.

  • UK launches criminal investigation in Tesco case Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    LONDON— Britain's Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal investigation into accounting procedures at Tesco, in a case in which the retailer acknowledged it had overstated its projected profits. Tesco had already launched an internal investigation after discovering its first-half earnings estimate had been inflated by about 263 million pounds due...

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 56 or. 4 percent, to $131.62. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $76.48.

  • Apple Pay rival defends service, exclusivity Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    NEW YORK— In a story Oct. 29 about Apple Inc.' s new payment system, The Associated Press misattributed a quotation from an Apple Pay user in Indianapolis. The speaker was Thomas Pritchard, not Ben Heyman. Retailer resistance to Apple Pay had been expected because Apple hasn't offered incentives to install pricey point-of-sale terminals and train staff on its new...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 14 or. 1 percent, to $131.06. Target fell$. 91 or 1.5 percent, to $60.65. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $76.35.

  • Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Retailer resistance to Apple Pay had been expected because Apple hasn't offered incentives to install pricey point-of-sale terminals and train staff on its new mobile payment system. In the meantime, some of the group's biggest members, like CVS, 7- Eleven, Best Buy and Wal-Mart, are nixing so-called NFC payments even though they already have the...

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 49 or. 4 percent, to $130.43. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 43 or. 6 percent, to $76.16.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $130.72. Target fell $1.15 or 1.9 percent, to $60.41. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 47 or. 6 percent, to $76.12.

  • Early Movers: DD, PFE, AET, TWTR, MSG, WMT & more Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Apple CEO fires back as retailers block Pay Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 1:11 AM ET

    LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct 27- Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook fired back at CVS and Rite Aid on Monday after the drugstore chains blocked the iPhone maker's mobile payments service, saying there were plenty of other retailers around the world to sign up. It already totes up more transactions than all other "contactless" payment methods combined, Cook said, citing Visa and...

  • New 'Call of Duty' video game due out next week Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The latest installment in the blockbuster "Call of Duty" video game franchise goes on sale next week, and retailers including Best Buy and Wal-Mart will sell a special edition of the game beginning one day early. The special edition game will be available at Wal-Mart, Best Buy and other stores starting at 12:01 a.m. Monday. Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc....

  • Wal-Mart takes big plunge into used game business Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Wal-Mart, which took the plunge into the used video game business in March, is leveling up.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 48 or. 4 percent, to $130.92. Target fell$. 01 or percent, to $61.56. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $76.59.

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc is among the roughly 50 big retailers that have chosen not to accept Apple Pay, along with Rite Aid Corp and CVS HealthCorp. Mastercard criticized the move by CVS and Rite Aid, saying it would limit the options of consumers. "We are disappointed that both Rite Aid and CVS have decided to block their customers from using the payment method of their...

  • Mega-retailer uses 'Fat Girl' costume category Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 3:31 PM ET

    A subsection of costumes sold on Walmart on Monday morning was listed under the category, 'Fat Girl Costumes.'

  • CHICAGO, Oct 27- U.S. drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp will ban Apple Inc's new electronic payments service in its 4,572 stores as it commits to joining a consortium of other large retailers developing a rival payments system. The rival system, called Current C, is being developed by Merchants Customer Exchange, a consortium of merchants that includes Rite Aid and...

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 32 or. 2 percent, to $130.76. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $76.54.