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Lowe’s Reducing Its Workforce

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Lowe’s has plans for laying off and changing job descriptions for thousands of people in its workforce, according to The Wall Street Journal. Lowe’s employs more than 285,000 workers, and will be cutting the positions of less than 3,000 of them “as the home-improvement retailer tries to ... Read More »

National Retail Federation Show Focuses on Future of Retailing

National Retail Federation

Thousands of people from across the retail industry arrived in New York to focus on the future of retailing over the weekend at the National Retail Federation convention. The retail trade association kicked off its 106th annual conference and exhibits, Retail’s Big Show 2017, in New ... Read More »

Walmart to Cut 1,000 Corporate Jobs

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Walmart will eliminate about 1,000 corporate jobs at the end of January, according to an article from The Wall Street Journal. Employees will lose jobs in the company’s human resources, technology and e-commerce departments, the article says. In a memo released to employees Tuesday, CEO Doug McMillon ... Read More »

Walmart Canada and Visa Compromise, Resume Business

Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada and Visa have reached an undisclosed agreement on credit card fees that the retailer faces from the credit card company. The agreement comes months after Walmart banned the payment form in select stores in Canada. However, Walmart still believes ... Read More »