Wal-Mart Stores Inc. , the world’s largest retailer, is resuming normal operations at half the stores hampered by Japan’s strongest earthquake as residents struggle to find water, food and other necessities.
Mayhem erupted around Boston early today as police pursued suspects thought to be armed with automatic weapons and explosives, heightening tensions in a city reeling from this week’s terrorist bombings.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. last year laid out plans to set up retail stores in India. The world’s largest retailer faces a setback to those ambitions after ending a six- year local partnership with billionaire Sunil Mittal.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and Jorge Paulo Lemann’s 3G Capital agreed to buy HJ Heinz Co. for about $23 billion as the billionaires increased their bets on consumer products. Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP represented Berkshire Hathaway. Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented 3G Capital, and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP provided legal counsel to the ketchup maker.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. named a former executive from Li Ka-shing’s company to head the operations in India, after the breakup of a six-year local partnership stalled its efforts to expand in the country.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, is in talks with partner Bharti Enterprises Pvt. about opening retail outlets in India after the government eased rules for foreign ownership in multibrand store chains.