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Seattle To See Wal-Mart’s Mobile Checkout Program In Action

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is expanding a test of a new checkout program that allows shoppers to scan items with their smartphones and then pay at self-checkout terminals.

CBS Seattle–03/20/2013

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Police: Double Amputee Shoots Walmart Manager For Asking Him To Put Leash On Service Dog

A double amputee shot a Walmart manager Saturday after he was asked to put his service dog on a leash, Anchorage police said.

03/17/2013

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Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

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Looking For a Job? Amazon Hiring 50,000 Seasonal Workers This Year

Seattle-based online retailer Amazon.com Inc. says it’s hiring 50,000 temporary workers at order-fulfillment centers across the US this holiday season, and it expects “thousands” of those seasonal hires to stay on full time.

10/15/2012

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Wal-Mart To Stop Selling Amazon.com Kindles

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is phasing out the sale of Seattle-based Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle e-readers, the second major retailer to stop offering the items in six months.

CBS Seattle–09/20/2012

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Starbucks Announces Tazo Tea in K-Cups This November

Starbucks is Tweeting about K-Cups, coming to a store near you!

08/30/2011

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