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    1. June 4, 2012

      Mexico allegations spark dissent at Walmart

      More than a quarter of independent shareholders have voted against senior Walmart directors in a protest over alleged...

    2. May 23, 2012

      US pension fund to oppose Walmart directors

      Calstrs, the second-largest US public pension fund, will vote against the re-election of Walmart’s directors at the...

    1. March 23, 2011

      Case study: Walmart

      Hurricane Katrina gave Walmart the chance to show how to get goods to people The story. Arkansas’s Sam Walton founded...

    2. March 18, 2011

      Scott to leave Goldman board after just a year

      Goldman Sachs said H Lee Scott, the former Walmart chief executive, would leave the board after only one year of service....

    3. Westminster Blog

      December 9, 2010

      The Tories and Lib Dems who rebelled over tuition fees

      I’m told by Commons’ sources that the six Tory rebels over tuition fees were Andrew Percy, David Davis, Philip Davies, Mark...

    4. Westminster Blog

      November 24, 2010

      Cameron promotes half the Tory MPs who signed the NUS pledge

      OK, I know, there were only four Tory MPs who signed-up to opposing a rise in tuition fees. And, yes, it is probably less...

    5. MBA blog

      October 25, 2010

      The benefits of business school advisory boards

      This week heralded the arrival of Tsinghua School of Economics and Management’s incredibly heavyweight advisory board....

    6. June 29, 2010

      Union shift opens door for Walmart's expansion plans

      When Walmart last week won backing from the Chicago Labor Federation to build a store in the city, it heralded a new stage...

    7. June 28, 2010

      Union shift opens door for Walmart’s expansion

      When Walmart last week won backing from the Chicago Labor Federation to build a store in the city, it heralded a new stage...

    8. April 27, 2010

      Walmart vows to carry on fighting

      Jeff Gearhart, Walmart's general counsel, indicated yesterday that the largest US retailer would continue its battle against...

    9. April 27, 2010

      Walmart vows to fight on

      Jeff Gearhart, Walmart’s general counsel, indicated on Monday that the largest US retailer would continue its battle against...

    10. October 29, 2009

      Chinese medicine

      AstraZeneca boss David Brennan has an excuse for missing his third-quarter results today, jetting to Beijing to join the...

    11. March 7, 2009

      Sometimes, Even Ceos Have To Show Who's Boss

      I take it that Sir Howard Stringer and Ryoji Chubachi will not be taking any more baths together. Stringer's decision to...

    12. March 3, 2009

      When the bath is too small for two

      John Gapper's blog: I take it that Howard Stringer and Ryoji Chubachi will not be taking any more baths together....

    13. February 16, 2009

      Corporate Diary

      TODAY Earnings L'Oréal F1 €3.55 (€3.39) TUESDAY 17 * Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, has been one of the few strong...

    14. January 29, 2009

      Parent company set for international expansion

      Wal-Mart's Asda business is not the only part of the global retailer planning expansion this year, writes Jonathan...

    15. January 28, 2009

      Wal-Mart beefs up presence abroad

      Wal-Mart’s Asda business is not the only part of the empire of the world’s largest retailer that will see expansion this...

    16. December 22, 2008

      The Year's best performers

      DOW JONES Wal-Mart Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, has said it may find "extraordinary opportunities" amid the...

    17. FT Alphaville

      November 24, 2008

      Wal-Mart announces leadership change

      Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, surprised investors on Friday by announcing that Lee Scott, chief executive since...

    18. November 22, 2008

      Duke faces test of his political aptitude

      When the Sichuan earthquake hit China in May, Mike Duke, head of Wal-Mart's international division, moved into action at...

    19. November 22, 2008

      Buoyant Wal-Mart delivers a surprise with change of chief

      Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, yesterday surprised investors with the announcement that Lee Scott, chief executive...

    20. November 22, 2008

      Wal-Mart delivers surprise chief change

      Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, yesterday surprised investors with the announcement that Lee Scott, chief executive...

    21. November 22, 2008

      Duke rides into tricky political situation

      When the Sichuan earthquake hit China in May, Mike Duke, head of Wal-Mart's international division, moved into action at...

    22. November 22, 2008

      New Wal-Mart chief faces political test

      When the Sichuan earthquake hit China in May, Mike Duke, head of Wal-Mart's international division, moved into action at...

    23. November 22, 2008

      Enter the Duke

      The impact of a change at the top should not be overstated. A new face leading a vast organisation has about the same...

    24. November 21, 2008

      Duke to replace Scott as Wal-Mart chief

      Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, surprised investors on Friday with the announcement that Lee Scott, chief executive...

    25. November 21, 2008

      Wal-Mart’s new chief

      The impact of a change at the top should not be overstated. A new face leading a vast organisation has about the same...

    26. November 14, 2008

      Pinching pennies

      Gordon Brown, hammer of the credit crunch, has set the tone. Lobby correspondents invited to the Downing Street Christmas...

    27. November 14, 2008

      Wal-Mart cash pile mounts as it curbs expansion

      Wal-Mart reported a dramatic improvement in cash generation this year, reinforcing its ability to seize opportunities amid...

    28. November 14, 2008

      Wal-Mart cash pile rises as it moves to reduce store expansion

      Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, reported a dramatic improvement in cash generation this year, reinforcing its...

    29. November 13, 2008

      Wal-Mart remains upbeat on outlook

      Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, reported a dramatic improvement in cash generation this year, reinforcing its...

    30. November 7, 2008

      US business ready for battle on labour reforms

      Corporate America is preparing for a landmark political battle with the new Obama administration and a Democratic Congress...

    31. November 3, 2008

      Wal-Mart sees opportunities amid the crisis

      Wal-Mart, the largest US retailer, has said it believes it could see "extraordinary opportunities" in the global retail...

    32. November 2, 2008

      Wal-Mart sees opportunities amid the crisis

      Wal-Mart, the largest US retailer, has said it believes it could see “extraordinary opportunities” in the global retail...

    33. October 28, 2008

      Poor outlook for holiday sales mirrors low US consumer confidence

      A series of bleak reports on the holiday sales outlook yesterday underlined the shocked state of US consumer confidence -...

    34. October 28, 2008

      An ethics lesson from an unlikely quarter

      It is easy to imagine corporate social responsibility being the first fad that companies abandon during the downturn, With...

    35. October 28, 2008

      US consumers more cautious

      A series of bleak reports on the holiday sales outlook yesterday underlined the shocked state of US consumer confidence. An...

    36. October 27, 2008

      An ethics lesson from an unlikely quarter

      It is easy to imagine corporate social responsibility being the first fad that companies abandon during the downturn. With...

    37. October 23, 2008

      Wal-Mart orders Chinese suppliers to lift standards

      Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, yesterday told its Chinese suppliers to meet strict environmental and social...

    38. October 22, 2008

      Wal-Mart in China standards drive

      Wal-Mart, the world’s biggest retailer, on Wednesday told its Chinese suppliers to meet strict environmental and social...

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