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June 28, 2018 6:38 PM Toys ‘R’ Us is closing its last U.S. stores

NEW YORK—Toys “R” Us is closing its last U.S. stores by Friday, the end of a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores, brightly coloured logo and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot. But many of the children who happily sang the “I don’t wanna grow up, I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us kid” jingle grew into busy parents who found shopping 14

June 9, 2018 9:22 PM Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons

In a statement, the company said it was “voluntarily recalling the products out of an abundance of caution” and had stopped producing or distributing the affected products while the investigation is underway. “Because it is possible that products shipped between April 17 and June 7, 2018, could still be on store shelves, this recall extends to both retailers 15

May 19, 2018 3:02 AM Walmart Canada cuts Weston Foods as bread supplier, cites ‘commercial reasons’

Walmart Canada Corp. says it’s cutting Weston Foods as a bread supplier, but the retailer says the decision has nothing to do with the Competition Bureau’s investigation into price-fixing. In an email statement, a spokesperson for Walmart says the company is reducing its number of bread suppliers for commercial reasons. The decision comes months after 20

May 1, 2018 2:43 PM Sainsbury's CEO Mike Coupe caught singing We're in the Money after buying Asda chain

Chief executive saw his personal net worth increase by $870,000 with purchase deal The CEO of British supermarket chain Sainsbury's has apologized after being caught on camera singing We're in the Money after the takeover of Walmart's unit Asda. Mike Coupe was preparing for an ITV interview to discuss the $10 billion US deal when caught on microphone 38

April 24, 2018 10:28 PM Traditional Medicinals Throat Coat Lemon Echinacea tea recalled for potential salmonella

Recalled product was sold at stores across Canada and online Throat Coat lemon Echinacea herbal tea is under recall after an ingredient was found to contain salmonella, Health Canada says. The department said Traditional Medicinals is voluntarily recalling the product after a company supplier found salmonella contamination in a tea ingredient, lemon 27

March 31, 2018 9:51 PM Walmart 'sincerely apologizes' over confusion around program for people with intellectual disabilities

Quebec's health minister stated that he doesn't believe Walmart's apology Walmart is apologizing two days after it said it would end involvement in a program that gives on-the-job training to people with intellectual disabilities in Quebec saying the announcement "created confusion." Vice-president of corporate affairs for Walmart Canada Robert Nicol 25

March 31, 2018 12:11 AM Walmart ends involvement in Quebec program for people with intellectual disabilities

The program provided job training to people with intellectual disabilities or who are on the autism spectrum. MONTREAL—Walmart Canada says it is ending its involvement with a Quebec program that provides job training to people with intellectual disabilities or who are on the autism spectrum. Company spokesperson Anika Malik confirmed the program would 25

March 1, 2018 5:47 PM U.S. chain Fred Meyer imposes gun sale restrictions

Kroger Co., the largest grocery chain in the U.S., is joining Walmart Inc. and Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. in tightening gun restrictions following last month’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Kroger’s Fred Meyer chain, which carries general merchandise in addition to groceries, will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to buyers under age 21, the company 33

February 21, 2018 5:46 PM Walmart partners with online grocery service to launch home delivery in Vancouver

The retail giant has partnered with Vancouver-based Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery to cover the city’s metro area. Walmart announced a delivery service in the GTA last November. VANCOUVER—Walmart Canada Corp. says it is partnering with an online grocery service to bring home delivery to Vancouver by the summer, as the brick-and-mortar retailer ramps 30

January 11, 2018 2:19 PM Walmart raises minimum hourly wage to $11 for U.S. workers, hands out $1,000 bonuses

BENTONVILLE, ARK.—Walmart, the world’s largest private employer, is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time cash bonus of up to $1,000 to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits. The retailer said Thursday that changes to its compensation and benefits policy will impact more than a million 29