Monday, November 27, 2006

Top Stories

Here are last weeks top stories...
Wal-Mart may face holiday boycotts
Boston Globe - United States
NEW YORK -- A conservative group that had called on supporters to boycott Wal-Mart's post-Thanksgiving Day sales to protest the retailer's support of gay ...

Wal-Mart Comps Down in November
Wal-Mart Stores here said Saturday that same-store stores were expected to be down 0.1% for November, marking a slow start for the holiday season at the world's largest retailer. That follows comp-store sales gains of less than 1% in October, a number that also fell short of the company's expectations.

Wal-Mart Mexico gets go-ahead to operate new bank
Reuters - USA
MEXICO CITY, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Mexican retail leader Wal-Mart de Mexico said on Wednesday it received final authorization to begin operating its new bank ...

Wal-Mart steps in as Tesco quits
Economic Times - India
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: The world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart is believed to be close to striking a deal with the Sunil Mittal led-Bharti Industries, after UK ...

On the Blogs:

Somebody at Wal-Mart must have a headache
Houston Chronicle - United States
I'm not a fan of Wal-Mart's business practices, but I feel sorry for the folks in their public relations department right now. The ...

Edelman: The Wal-Mart Flogs
MediaPost Publications - New York,USA
PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCY EDELMAN WILL likely need to completely overhaul its online blogging strategy for its large retail client Wal-Mart if it hopes to ...

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