A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. truck driver went at least 24 hours without sleep before his tractor-trailer crashed into a limousine, critically injuring actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and killing another entertainer, according to a police complaint.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc, already struggling to woo shoppers constrained by higher taxes, is “getting worse” at keeping shelves stocked, the retailer’s U.S. chief told executives, according to minutes of an officers’ meeting obtained by Bloomberg News.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. apologized after a highway accident involving one of its truck drivers critically injured actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and prompted the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board to join a state investigation.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s board, as it prepares for new leadership at the company, has identified two internal candidates to succeed Chief Executive Officer Mike Duke, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s U.S. chief Bill Simon urged companies to create domestic manufacturing jobs, saying the effort is good for businesses as it cuts costs by having goods produced closer to where they are consumed.
With an estimated 140 million Americans predicted to shop this weekend, retailers are bolstering security, deploying Segway patrols and putting on live music to distract shoppers and avoid the deal-hunting scrums that can foster Black Friday tramplings.