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  1. long vs short
    Long vs. Short: Can Walmart Compete in Amazon’s World?The company’s stock is near an all-time high, but some investors are wondering if the optimism is warranted.
  2. coffee wars
    Companies Are Locked in a Heated Battle to Produce the Best So-so CoffeeWalmart has partnered with a third-wave roaster.
  3. Walmart Yodeler Is Going to CoachellaMason Ramsey has a busy weekend ahead of him.
  4. The Walmart Yodeler Is Here to Improve Your Shopping ExperienceMason Ramsey can belt wherever, whenever.
  5. media
    Why Walmart Is Removing Cosmo From Checkout LinesThis is the result of a long-running campaign by a group that has made targeting the magazine one of its priorities.
  6. grocery wars
    Walmart Will Launch Same-Day Grocery Delivery in NYCThe next best thing to actually being allowed to build a store in the city.
  7. let's makeup
    Drew Barrymore’s Beauty Line Will Be Sold at UltaFlower is … blossoming.
  8. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: It’s Time to Resist the Excesses of #MeTooHonor complexity. Make meaningful distinctions between offenses. Defend due process, privacy, and sex itself.
  9. Walmart Gives Worker Bonuses, Boosts Hourly Wage to $11The country’s largest private retailer is feeling the pinch to compete.
  10. grocery wars
    Ongoing Price Wars Give Grocery Shoppers Lowest Thanksgiving Prices in 5 YearsJust about everything is cheaper this year, from turkeys on down.
  11. grocery wars
    Walmart Is Making Punch-Flavored Pickles to Compete With AmazonThe war over groceries moves to a “secret” Arkansas food lab.
  12. lawsuits
    Walmart Has to Pay $7.5 Million to Shopper Who Broke His Hip Buying a WatermelonThe produce-aisle incident left him walker-bound.
  13. 3 Killed in Shooting at Colorado Walmart, Gunman Still at LargePolice say a man walked into the store, randomly fired at people near the registers, then fled.
  14. grocery wars
    Walmart Wants Your House Keys So It Can Store Groceries Directly in the FridgeA “convenient” service that happens while you’re “at work” or “off doing other things.”
  15. bad news
    Walmart’s Salmon That Funds North Korea Could Be in Supply Chain for Over a YearWalmart, Aldi, and others imported over 2,000 tons of the tainted seafood this year alone.
  16. grocery wars
    Walmart Opened an Organic Fast-food Restaurant Inside One of Its SupermarketsThe company that sells Larry the Cable Guy chips has entered the “slow food for fast people” business.
  17. whoops
    Walmart Is Sorry They Advertised Guns As Back-to-School ItemsWhoops.
  18. workers rights
    How Walmart’s Strict Attendance Policy Hurts Women WorkersThe retail behemoth is once again being accused of labor violations.
  19. grocery wars
    Here’s Why German Discounter Lidl Will Escalate America’s Grocery-Price WarsIt plans 330 stores that offer food at up to 50 percent below rivals’ prices.
  20. recalls
    Walmart Recalls Salad Mixes After Dead Bat Discovered InsideThe CDC can’t rule out rabies because of the animal’s “deteriorated condition.”
  21. it's a mod mod mod world
    Walmart Officially Bought ModCloth, and Customers Are Freaking Out“The world is in shambles, America is crumbling,” one tweeted about the sale.
  22. unlikely pairings
    Indie-Favorite ModCloth Is Reportedly Coming Under the Wing of WalmartSmall-batch meets big-box.
  23. peeps show
    Walmart Will Unleash Peeps OreosIn mid-February, before real Peeps are even in stores yet.
  24. news you can booze
    Lawsuit Says Walmart’s New Craft-Beer Brand Is a ‘Wholesale Fiction’Trouble Brewing is mass-produced by Genesee and meets “none of the criteria” for craft beer.
  25. lawsuits
    Run-D.M.C. Sues Walmart, Amazon for $50 MillionCompanies are being sued for selling Run-D.M.C.-style products.
  26. hairy situations
    Is Walmart Discriminating Against Blacks by Locking Up Black Hair Products?Beauty products for black customers are disproportionately scrutinized.
  27. Walmart Will No Longer Sell ‘Bulletproof: Black Lives Matter’ ShirtsAfter a request from the country’s biggest police organization.
  28. horrible products
    Walmart Yanks ‘Got Retard?’ Coffee Mugs From Its WebsiteIt also decided shoppers can do without a “Got Hitler?” option.
  29. lgbt rights
    Walmart Just Settled a Groundbreaking Case for Same-Sex CouplesThe company will compensate same-sex couples whose spouses were denied insurance benefits.
  30. last night on late night
    Tracy Morgan Forgives That Walmart Driver Settlement money!
  31. food waste
    Walmart Stores Caught Trashing Food That Hasn’t Even Expired YetThe CBC dug through the company’s trash in Canada and found items that still “appeared to be fresh.”
  32. style wars
    Young Republicans Love to Dress Like Your Worst Preppy NightmareTheir favorite brands include Tory Burch, Brooks Brothers, and Walmart.
  33. half baked
    Walmart Workers Refuse to Make ‘Racist’ Cake for Police Officer’s RetirementThe officer’s friends are now demanding a boycott.
  34. deep-fried everything
    Walmart Rolls Out a Whole Restaurant Modeled After the Texas State FairIt features a 45-item menu celebrating the “treats families enjoy ever year.”
  35. let's roll ... back prices
    Walmart Horrifies Shoppers With 9/11-Themed Soda Display“We will never forget” is about right.
  36. sweet jesus!
    America Reacts to Walmart’s Deep-Fried Twinkies in a BoxI think it is safe to say this is peak western civilization. Was a good run, folks.”
  37. Walmart Buys Prolific Subway Advertiser Jet.com for $3 BillionThe two are joining forces to take on Amazon.
  38. the bad old days
    Back in 1995, Walmart Banned This T-ShirtBecause a woman president was “offensive” and against “family values.”
  39. food waste
    Nearly 150,000 People Have Signed a Petition Demanding Walmart Sell Ugly Produce#WhatTheFork is getting harder for the country’s largest grocer to ignore.
  40. Sweet
    Now You Can Gorge on Deep-Fried Twinkies in the Comfort of Your Own HomeHostess has given the world a prepackaged version, and it’s available at Walmart.
  41. Recalls
    42 Frozen-Food Brands Recalled Over Listeria FearsThe list includes 358 products sold under 42 different brands.
  42. Lawsuits
    Lawsuit Accuses Walmart of Defrauding Shoppers With Fake ParmesanThe company’s “100% Grated Parmesan” allegedly contains as much as 10 percent wood pulp.
  43. Walmart Is Giving Up on Trying to Be Your Neighborhood GrocerClosing smaller stores, opening more giants.
  44. Takes the Cake
    Get Ready for Two More Patti LaBelle Desserts at WalmartThe supermarket hopes “Patti cakes” will go as viral as her sweet-potato pie.
  45. Walmart’s Black Friday SpiesSave money. Sneak better.
  46. Taste-Test
    Taste-Testing Patti Labelle’s Viral PieThere’s some nutmeg blowback, but it can compete with any fancy shop’s version.
  47. Crazes
    The Black Market Is Booming for Walmart’s Patti LaBelle PiesLucky eBay users are selling the massively popular pies with an 1,000 percent markup.
  48. Meet the 29-Year-Old Who Was, Until Today, a Secret MegabillionaireHere’s what we know about Lukas Walton.
  49. The Chain Gang
    Starbucks Will Now Try to Solve America’s Unemployment ProblemCEO Howard Schultz is spearheading a multi-company initiative to hire 100,00 young adults over the next three years.
  50. Horrible Things
    Horrific Details Continue to Emerge About Southeast Asia’s Fishing SlavesLike working 24-hour shifts, sleeping on beds of dead fish, and watching others jump overboard.
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