The WalMart Supercenter signage is seen in Springfield, Ill., ...
May 17th, 2011
(Canadian Press) - The WalMart Supercenter signage is seen in Springfield, Ill., Monday, May 16, 2011. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reporting Tuesday, May 17, a 3 percent increase in first-quarter net income, beating Wall Street expectations because of robust international business and cost controls. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) -
By Jessica Wohl (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc stepped up Bangladesh factory inspections while U.S. and European retailers pursued separate accords to try to prevent another disaster in a garment industry where more than 1,200 workers have died in the past six months. Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, said it does not plan to sign a fir... [Full Article]