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. 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, 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.’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.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executives, speaking at a company meeting this month, said its store shelves need to be better stocked with merchandise and that resolving the matter could be a $3 billion opportunity.
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.
Bill Simon, managing director of retirement plan services at Brinker Capital Inc., says more 401k plan sponsors are offering exchange-traded funds. Bloomberg Radio's Catherine Cowdery reports on Exchange Traded Funds.