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  1. labor
    Walmart Decides to Try Caring About Its WorkersMonths after Walmart associates started dying from COVID, stores will require masks.
  2. coronavirus
    These Are the Stores Requiring Customers to Wear MasksWalmart is joining Costco, Starbucks, and Best Buy in requiring shoppers to cover their faces to avoid spreading COVID-19.
  3. labor
    Walmart Workers Are Dying From Coronavirus. Now They Want a Seat at the Table.Associates are lobbying investors for the right to be considered for seats on the company’s board of directors.
  4. the top line
    Walmart Had a Great First Quarter — and Has Good News About the Whole Economy“Call it relief spending,” said the company’s CEO, “as it was heavily influenced by stimulus dollars.”
  5. coronavirus
    This May Day, Honor Labor by Compensating ItLabor is entitled to the wealth it creates. It deserves more than temporary hazard pay.
  6. hairy situations
    People Are Panic-Buying Hair DyeIt’s the new toilet paper.
  7. coronavirus news
    More Than 40 Grocery Workers Have Died From COVID-19And 1,500 more around the United States have tested positive for the virus.
  8. coronavirus
    Workers Are Trying to Avert a Deadly COVID-19 DisasterCOVID-19 has life-and-death stakes. Workers know that.
  9. evil
    Chaos Agent Unleashes Bedbugs on Pennsylvania WalmartWhat kind of a monster…
  10. st. sia
    Sia Went Undercover, Paid for a Bunch of Strangers’ GroceriesShe reportedly told everyone her name was Cici and she had won the lottery.
  11. the top line
    Walmart’s Gun Decision Is Less Political Than It LooksIt’s about perceptions of safety by customers and employees. But it also underlines how much gun-rights activists have overstepped.
  12. the chain gang
    Kroger Wants You to Please Leave Your Gun at Home on Your Next Grocery RunThe Ohio-based chain joins Walmart in the effort to keep guns out of its stores.
  13. guns
    Walmart Cancels Handgun-Ammo Sales, Backs ‘Commonsense’ Gun LegislationThe nation’s largest retailer takes some small but possibly influential steps away from the lethal-weapons business.
  14. memes of production
    Walmart Workers Realize Corporate Is Spying on Them, Retaliate With Union MemesA recent firing reminded the Walmart subreddit’s complainers that they can get fired for posts their bosses don’t like.
  15. metaphysics
    Let Her Eat (Half a) CakeA Texas Walmart banned a woman for eating half a cake in the store, and then refusing to pay the full price.
  16. vision 2020
    Raise Wages, Bernie Sanders Tells Walmart ShareholdersThe 2020 candidate joined Walmart associates at the company’s annual shareholder meeting, saying it still pays many employees “starvation wages.”
  17. 7 Essentials That Will Freshen Up Your Spring StyleDesign-forward, wallet-friendly pieces from Lord & Taylor’s Premium Shops collection at Walmart.
  18. e-commerce
    Can Amazon Compete in India When It Can’t Act Like a Monopoly?New policies in India will make it much harder for foreign behemoths like Amazon and Walmart to throw their weight around.
  19. crimes
    American Hero Banned From Walmart for Best Reason Ever“ … drinking wine from a Pringles can for several hours while riding on an electric cart.”
  20. 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.
  21. coffee wars
    Companies Are Locked in a Heated Battle to Produce the Best So-so CoffeeWalmart has partnered with a third-wave roaster.
  22. select all
    Walmart Yodeler Is Going to CoachellaMason Ramsey has a busy weekend ahead of him.
  23. select all
    The Walmart Yodeler Is Here to Improve Your Shopping ExperienceMason Ramsey can belt wherever, whenever.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. let's makeup
    Drew Barrymore’s Beauty Line Will Be Sold at UltaFlower is … blossoming.
  27. 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.
  28. Walmart Gives Worker Bonuses, Boosts Hourly Wage to $11The country’s largest private retailer is feeling the pinch to compete.
  29. grocery wars
    Ongoing Price Wars Give Grocery Shoppers Lowest Thanksgiving Prices in 5 YearsJust about everything is cheaper this year, from turkeys on down.
  30. grocery wars
    Walmart Is Making Punch-Flavored Pickles to Compete With AmazonThe war over groceries moves to a “secret” Arkansas food lab.
  31. lawsuits
    Walmart Has to Pay $7.5 Million to Shopper Who Broke His Hip Buying a WatermelonThe produce-aisle incident left him walker-bound.
  32. shootings
    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.
  33. 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.”
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. whoops
    Walmart Is Sorry They Advertised Guns As Back-to-School ItemsWhoops.
  37. workers rights
    How Walmart’s Strict Attendance Policy Hurts Women WorkersThe retail behemoth is once again being accused of labor violations.
  38. 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.
  39. recalls
    Walmart Recalls Salad Mixes After Dead Bat Discovered InsideThe CDC can’t rule out rabies because of the animal’s “deteriorated condition.”
  40. 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.
  41. unlikely pairings
    Indie-Favorite ModCloth Is Reportedly Coming Under the Wing of WalmartSmall-batch meets big-box.
  42. peeps show
    Walmart Will Unleash Peeps OreosIn mid-February, before real Peeps are even in stores yet.
  43. 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.
  44. lawsuits
    Run-D.M.C. Sues Walmart, Amazon for $50 MillionCompanies are being sued for selling Run-D.M.C.-style products.
  45. hairy situations
    Is Walmart Discriminating Against Blacks by Locking Up Black Hair Products?Beauty products for black customers are disproportionately scrutinized.
  46. Walmart Will No Longer Sell ‘Bulletproof: Black Lives Matter’ ShirtsAfter a request from the country’s biggest police organization.
  47. horrible products
    Walmart Yanks ‘Got Retard?’ Coffee Mugs From Its WebsiteIt also decided shoppers can do without a “Got Hitler?” option.
  48. lgbt rights
    Walmart Just Settled a Groundbreaking Case for Same-Sex CouplesThe company will compensate same-sex couples whose spouses were denied insurance benefits.
  49. last night on late night
    Tracy Morgan Forgives That Walmart Driver Settlement money!
  50. 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.”
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