Walmart

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Survivor of Walmart mass shooting in Virginia files $50m lawsuit
Donya Prioleau says company should have acted on the shooter’s pattern of disturbing behavior in the Virginia store

Gloria Oladipo in New York

30, Nov, 2022 @3:17 PM

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’Tis the season to be exploited: retail workers face busy, stressful holidays
From Thanksgiving through Christmas workplace pressures mount for those charged with servicing the festival of consumerism

Michael Sainato

25, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The savior CEO and the empty promise of ‘stakeholder capitalism’
Companies may claim to serve employees, communities and the planet – but two books show profit still comes first

Adam Lowenstein

20, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Walmart expands abortion coverage for employees after Roe overturned
Memo to staff says that new healthcare policy will also offer ‘travel support’ for workers seeking abortions

Maya Yang

21, Aug, 2022 @8:45 PM

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US pharmacies reportedly set purchase limit on emergency contraception pills
Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid – as well as Amazon – have all set caps on the number of morning-after pills people can purchase

Samira Asma-Sadeque

29, Jun, 2022 @2:38 PM

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Walmart heir Rob Walton pays record $4.65bn for NFL’s Denver Broncos
The Waltons, heirs to the Walmart fortune and America’s richest family, have won the bidding to purchase the Denver Broncos in a worldwide record deal

Agencies

08, Jun, 2022 @2:06 PM

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Walmart apologizes for selling Juneteenth-themed ice cream
Company drew outrage with its ice cream, which was part of an assortment of other Juneteenth-themed items including shirts and decorations

Gloria Oladipo

25, May, 2022 @3:31 PM

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Walmart to begin drone delivery service to 4 million households
The largest-scale rollout of drone delivery so far will go ahead in six US states, with drones lowering packages to customer homes by cable

Chris Michael

24, May, 2022 @6:06 PM

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Ohio judge hears if pharmacy chains should pay for driving opioid crisis
CVS, Walgreens and Walmart Were found to recklessly dispense narcotic painkillers in two Ohio counties, fueling a drug epidemic

Chris McGreal

10, May, 2022 @6:10 PM

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Most workers at large retail and food firms get less than $15 an hour – study
While CEOs earn multimillion-dollar salaries, most workers make significantly less than a living wage

Michael Sainato

19, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Walmart illegally dumps 1m toxic items in landfills yearly, lawsuit claims
California attorney general accuses retail giant of failing to properly dispose of items including batteries, cleaning supplies and electronic waste

Guardian staff and agencies

20, Dec, 2021 @11:35 PM

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Prickly present: dancing cactus toy that raps in Polish about cocaine goes viral
Walmart removes listing by third-party seller after Ontario woman discovers one of toy’s songs is about cocaine and hopelessness

Matthew Cantor

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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