Jul 24, 2014 — Wal-Mart, the nation's biggest company, affects the lives of millions of workers and shoppers. So its U.S. leadership change is attracting lots of interest. Here are some theories about what happened.
Jul 12, 2014 — The comedian and television star of "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" alleges negligence on the part of the retail giant, whose driver was exceeding the speed limit.
Apr 19, 2014 — The giant retailer says it's adding a new line of organic food that's at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can't be achieved overnight.
Nov 18, 2013 — Critics say it proves the Arkansas-based retailer doesn't pay enough, but the company says it's just proof that workers care about each other.
Sep 12, 2013 — Mayor Vincent Gray ended weeks of speculation and vetoed the measure passed in July. Wal-Mart threatened to halve the number of stores it plans to build in the district if the measure becomes law.
Aug 15, 2013 — A 2 percent rise in Social Security taxes that went into effect in January has had a negative impact on the company's cost-conscious shoppers.
Jun 7, 2013 — The annual shareholders' meeting of retailing giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was marked by protests this week, as striking workers assembled in Arkansas to call for higher wages and better safety rules. A former Bangladeshi garment worker spoke inside the meeting.
May 6, 2013 — Facebook, which went public in May of 2012, made the list for the first time. Its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, 28, is the youngest on the list.
Feb 21, 2013 — Corporate tax credits improved its profits, but those were tempered by the payroll tax increase on its customers.
Feb 4, 2013 — The world's largest retailer says its investing in one of the fastest growing segments of American agriculture: local food. But small farmers say they aren't necessarily seeing the benefits.