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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Retail giant Wal-Mart says Arkansas Gov. Wal-Mart Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said in a statement Tuesday the bill prohibiting state and local government from infringing on someone's religious beliefs without a "compelling" interest threatens the state's spirt of inclusion and the Bentonville- based company's values.
WALMART CEO ASKS ARKANSAS GOVERNOR TO VETO RELIGION LAW, SAYS IT UNDERMINES' SPIRIT OF INCLUSION'.
Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 87 or. 6 percent, to $151.50. Target fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $82.07. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 28 or. 3 percent, to $82.25.
Despite criticism, the Arkansas state legislature passed its version of a measure billed as a religious freedom law. NYT reports.
Google today introduced a new range of Chrome OS products, including its cheapest Chromebooks to date and a "computer on a stick." Re/code reports.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 00 or percent, to $152.36. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $82.75.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 16 or. 1 percent, to $152.21. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $82.65.
At an event announcing the actions in front of a McDonald's in New York City's Times Square, organizers said home health care aides, airport workers, adjunct professors, child care workers and Wal-Mart workers will be among those turning out in April. Terrence Wise, a Burger King worker from Kansas City, Missouri, and a national leader for the Fight for $15 push, said...
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK— It was a run-of-the-mill complaint— a smell of gas— with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking. While officials caution that they aren't certain of the cause of last week's blast in New York's East Village, it is highlighting a long-known problem with potentially deadly...
Jim Cramer speaks to Ali Partovi on his venture to make money on organic cropland.
The Securities and Exchange Commission sided with Wal-Mart's assertion that it could be omitted on the grounds that it had already been "substantially implemented" in other ways by the company, according to the ruling posted on the SEC's website. "The SEC agreed that it could be excluded again this year on that basis," Wal-Mart spokesman Randy Hargrove said,...
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.90 or 1.3 percent, to $152.37. Target rose$. 58 or. 7 percent, to $82.14. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose $1.18 or 1.5 percent, to $82.53.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.94 or 1.3 percent, to $152.41. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose $1.34 or 1.6 percent, to $82.69.
*NY AG test also confirms GNC's products meet FDA guidelines. *Probe into Walgreens, Wal-Mart, Target products ongoing. GNC also agreed to adopt testing standards for herbal supplements that exceed FDA requirements, a first in the United States, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.46 or 1.0 percent, to $151.93. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose $1.21 or 1.5 percent, to $82.56.
March 30- GNC Holdings Inc said it restored certain dietary supplements to its stores in New York after reaching an agreement with the state's attorney general that its products complied with the Food and Drug Administration's guidelines. GNC also agreed to adopt stricter testing standards for herbal supplements that exceed FDA requirements, a first in the...
NEW YORK— GNC Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has reached a deal with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over its Herbal Plus products. In February, Schneiderman's office sent letters to GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreens for allegedly selling store brand herbal supplement products in New York that either could not be verified to contain the labeled...
While veterinary groups recommend pain treatment, only about 10 percent of calves are properly medicated, according to Vermont dairy cattle breeder Mark Rodgers. Yet, the change may come sooner than producers expected, as some of the nation's largest food companies, such as General Mills, Nestle and Dunkin' Brands, are asking dairy suppliers to incorporate...
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 41 or. 3 percent, to $150.47. Target rose $1.12 or 1.4 percent, to $81.56. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 54 or. 7 percent, to $81.35.