By Nandita Bose

Target urges employees to help turn around performance ahead of holidays

By Nandita Bose MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Target Corp <TGT.N> Chief Executive Brian Cornell on Thursday urged the company's employees to focus on delivering a better in-store and online experience for shoppers in an attempt to turn around its performance...

Friday, September 16, 2016, 5:53 AM

Wal-Mart plans early layaways to catch 'Star Wars' boost

By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - For the second year in a row, Wal-Mart Stores Inc will begin its holiday layaway program two weeks early, hoping for a head start to the year-end shopping season and a repeat of last year's strong toy sales driven by "Star...

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 9:47 AM

Wal-Mart plans early layaways to catch 'Star Wars' boost

By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - For the second year in a row, Wal-Mart Stores Inc will begin its holiday layaway program two weeks early, hoping for a head start to the year-end shopping season and a repeat of last year's strong toy sales driven by "Star...

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 9:47 AM

Wal-Mart draws more shoppers, raises fiscal-year outlook

By Nandita Bose (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc <WMT.N> reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday, saying it benefited from cleaner and more efficient U.S. stores, investments in technology that improved online shopping and higher...

Thursday, August 18, 2016, 4:40 PM

Wal-Mart buying Jet.com to lift online sales, battle Amazon

By Nandita Bose (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, vying to better challenge Amazon.com Inc , will pay about $3 billion for internet retailer Jet.com and its innovative pricing software in the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup. The deal...

Monday, August 8, 2016, 7:37 PM

Wal-Mart buying Jet.com to lift online sales, battle Amazon

By Nandita Bose (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, vying to better challenge Amazon.com Inc , will pay about $3 billion for internet retailer Jet.com and its innovative pricing software in the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup. The deal...

Monday, August 8, 2016, 6:15 PM

Wal-Mart's new scheduling system looks to improve peak-hour staffing

By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc <WMT.N> has implemented a new system for scheduling workers at 650 U.S. stores, the company said, as it aims to improve staffing levels during peak shopping times and offer more certainty over hours...

Friday, August 5, 2016, 6:00 AM

Wal-Mart aims to improve peak-hour staffing with new worker shift system

By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc <WMT.N> has implemented a new system for scheduling workers at 650 U.S. stores, company sources and store workers said, as it aims to improve staffing levels during peak shopping times and offer more...

Thursday, August 4, 2016, 11:55 PM

Exclusive: U.S. and Chinese labor groups collaborated before China Wal-Mart strikes

By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - OUR Walmart, the American worker group, has taken the unusual step of collaborating with a group of Chinese Wal-Mart workers trying to fight work schedule changes and low wages. OUR Walmart and the Wal-Mart...

Monday, July 18, 2016, 5:07 AM

Exclusive: U.S. and Chinese labor groups collaborated before China Wal-Mart strikes

By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - OUR Walmart, the American worker group, has taken the unusual step of collaborating with a group of Chinese Wal-Mart workers trying to fight work schedule changes and low wages. OUR Walmart and the Wal-Mart...

Monday, July 18, 2016, 5:07 AM

Wal-Mart mobile pay service rollout complete, repeat usage jumps

By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday it has completed the rollout of its Wal-Mart Pay mobile payment service across the United States and that 88 percent of transactions on the payment app are from repeat users....

Thursday, July 7, 2016, 12:35 AM

Wal-Mart mobile pay service rollout complete, repeat usage jumps

By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday it has completed the rollout of its Wal-Mart Pay mobile payment service across the United States and that 88 percent of transactions on the payment app are from repeat users....

Thursday, July 7, 2016, 12:35 AM

Target charges suppliers more to help offload unsold inventory

By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S retailer Target Corp <TGT.N> is asking many suppliers to take on up to an extra 3-5 percent of the cost of promotions and price cuts after slow sales so far this year. Retailers often use price discounts...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 2:12 AM

Wal-Mart says tech investments will boost online sales

By Nandita Bose FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc executives touted the technology investments the world's No. 1 retailer is making to boost online sales, during the annual shareholder meeting on Friday. Chief Executive Officer Doug...

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 5:45 AM

Wal-Mart says tech investments will boost online sales

By Nandita Bose FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc executives touted the technology investments the world's No. 1 retailer is making to boost online sales, during the annual shareholder meeting on Friday. Chief Executive Officer Doug...

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 5:45 AM