Tag Archives: Walmart

Walmart Announces Higher Prices Due To Tariffs

Reuters reports: Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world’s largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years. U.S. President Donald Trump increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25% from 10% last week. The …

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Walmart To Roll Out Free One-Day Delivery Program

The Verge reports: Walmart will offer free one-day delivery on up to 220,000 items on its online store with orders over $35. Walmart is currently offering the new service in Phoenix and Las Vegas, and will come to Southern California in the coming days. The retailer expects the service to be available to 75 percent of the US by the …

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Walmart To Meet One Million Moms Over Gay Dating Ad

Just in from hate group leader Monica Cole: One Million Moms has joined our parent ministry, the American Family Association, on this crucial campaign. A few weeks ago, 1MM and AFA requested a meeting with Mr. McMillon on your behalf, but were told he was unavailable to meet with us. However, we were offered a meeting with his representative, and …

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One Million Moms To Confront Walmart CEO In Person For Ignoring Demand To Take Down Gay Blind Date Ad

Just in from hate group leader Monica Cole: As a mom, I know you are busy and may have missed our recent Action Alert about Walmart’s video campaign on Facebook that promotes two homosexuals on a date in their local Walmart store. The ad is part of a campaign called “Love is in the aisle: A dating show at Walmart.” …

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FDA Warns 15 National Retailers Over Tobacco Sales To Minors: Walgreens, Walmart, Kroger, 7-Eleven, Citgo

CNBC reports: The Food and Drug Administration called out 15 retailers on Monday for allegedly selling tobacco products to minors and requested information from more than 40 e-cigarette companies the agency thinks may have illegally introduced new products onto the market. The agency named corporate-owned and franchise retailers who were allegedly found selling tobacco products to minors more than 15 …

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One Million Moms Vs Walmart’s Gay Blind Date Ad

Just in from hate group leader Monica Cole: Walmart recently posted a video ad on its Facebook page of two homosexuals on a blind date. Unfortunately, the retail giant has decided to cave and be politically correct instead of remaining neutral on controversial issues. Founder, Sam Walton, would have never approved of this decision to promote the homosexual agenda. The …

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Walmart To GOP Senator: Give Us Back Our Money

The Hill reports: Walmart is ending its financial support for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) after video surfaced earlier this month of the senator saying she’d be in the “front row” of a “public hanging” if invited. Walmart’s statement came in response to a tweet from actress Debra Messing who posted an article from Popular Information, which reported that the retail …

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Walmart Offers To Fund College Degrees For Workers

Bloomberg reports: Walmart Inc. will fund college degrees for its U.S. workforce, the latest benefit rolled out by the nation’s largest private employer to reduce turnover and counter criticism over its treatment of staff. The retailer’s 1.5 million employees can now pursue associate’s or bachelor’s degrees in business or supply-chain management at three nonprofit schools for $1 a day, according …

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Walmart In Talks To Acquire Health Insurer Humana

Barron’s reports: News broke late Thursday that Walmart is in preliminary talks to buy the insurer Humana: Sources told The Wall Street Journal that the two companies are discussing a “range of options” that includes an acquisition. Although no details of the deal are known at the moment, it would be Walmart’s biggest acquisition on record. Humana’s market value is …

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Walmart Raises Minimum Gun Purchase Age To 21

The Associated Press reports: Walmart announced Wednesday that it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 and would also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website. The move comes after Dick’s Sporting Goods announced earlier in the day that it would restrict the sale of firearms to those under 21 years old. It didn’t …

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Walmart To Lay Off Thousands, Close 63 Stores

The Hill reports: Walmart has announced that it will lay off thousands of workers across the country as it closes dozens of Sam’s Club locations. The announcement comes on the same day the retail giant announced it was raising its starting minimum wage for new employees to $11 an hour. The company told Business Insider that 63 Sam’s Club stores …

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Human Rights Campaign Revokes Walmart’s Perfect Score After EEOC Complaints By Transgender Workers

Bloomberg reports: The Human Rights Campaign has taken the rare step of suspending Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s perfect score for LGBT corporate equality after two federal complaints alleged the world’s largest retailer hadn’t protected transgender employees from discrimination. Wal-Mart received its first-ever perfect score last year after it agreed to add new policies favorable to transgender workers. The suspension of the …

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Walmart CEO Rebukes Trump On Nazis: He Missed A Critical Opportunity To Bring Our Country Together

The New York Times reports: Walmart’s chief executive issued a strong rebuke of President Trump’s response to the protests that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va., saying the president “missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together.” The criticism came in a statement that the retailer’s chief executive, Doug McMillon, emailed to employees Monday evening, which was reviewed by …

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Christian Site Gasps In Horror After Walmart Gets 100% Score In Human Rights Campaign Equality Index

From the oh-so-very anti-LGBT LifeSiteNews: For the first time ever, Walmart has scored a “perfect” 100 percent ranking on a leading homosexual lobby group’s “corporate scorecard,” meaning that to keep its score the retail giant will now cover transsexual employees’ “sex reassignment surgeries” as part of its healthcare coverage. The decidedly anti-social-conservative “Corporate Equality Index” (CEI) is produced by Human …

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Walmart Settles Anti-LGBT Bias Class Action Suit, Will Pay $7.5 Million To Employees Denied Spousal Benefits

The New York Times reports: Walmart announced on Friday that it had settled a lawsuit that accused the company of discriminating against gay and lesbian employees when it denied health insurance benefits to same-sex spouses. Under the deal, Walmart will set aside $7.5 million, mostly to compensate employees affected by the denial of spousal benefits during the three years before …

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Walmart Stands Firm After Haters Ambush Shareholders Meeting Over Opposition To “Religious Freedom” Laws

Just as they did at PepsiCo’s shareholders meeting in North Carolina last month, anti-LGBT activists from the National Center for Public Policy Research ambushed Walmart executives at yesterday’s annual shareholders meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where the Duggar clan infamously launched its attacks on a local pro-LGBT civil rights ordinance. The group demanded that Walmart issued a report explaining its “hypocrisy” …

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Walmart Stays Mum On Transgender Policy

From the New York Daily News: Walmart, the country’s biggest retailer, is staying silent about its transgender bathroom policies. The Arkansas-based corporation repeatedly refused to reveal its stance about transgender bathroom use for its shoppers and employees, despite requests by the Daily News every day for the past week. Inquiries to Walmart’s media relations team were first sent last Tuesday, …

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Haters: Boycott Target, Buycott Walmart

From the anti-LGBT group Faith Driven Consumer: Today, amidst growing consumer backlash over Target’s (Faith Equality Index Score 39/100) announcement that it will allow men in women’s bathrooms and changing rooms, Faith Driven Consumer is calling on its community of 41 million who spend $2 trillion annually to engage in a national #BUYcottWalmart effort by choosing Target’s archrival Walmart (FEI …

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MISSISSIPPI: Man Charged With Bombing Walmart For Not Selling The Confederate Flag

A 61 year-old Mississippi patriot has been charged with bombing a local Walmart because the chain no longer sells the Confederate flag. USA Today reports: Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre said a vehicle pulled up to an entrance of the Walmart in North Gloster around 1:30 a.m. CT. “A white male got out, lit the package and threw it in …

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GLAD Sues Walmart Over Spousal Benefits

Via press release: Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (WLC) have filed a class action lawsuit against Walmart, charging the retail giant with discriminating against employees who were married to same-sex spouses by denying their spouses health insurance benefits. The Complaint was filed this morning in U.S. District …

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