Walmart and Amazon began offering online purchases with food stamps in April as part of the USDA's pilot program. Now, both companies are expanding services for low-income shoppers.
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Ethan Roberts, a rising high school senior, works at a Walmart in Fayette County, Ga. He says he plans to take advantage of the company's new benefit that will pay for standardized test preparation.
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Errors in reading diagnostic images like MRIs or CT scans can lead to unnecessary and costly medical procedures. Walmart is pushing its employees to use a vetted list of high-quality imaging centers to avoid errors.
In February, Justin Kelley was among the workers at about 1,000 Walmarts who learned that their jobs as people greeters would be eliminated. Like Kelley, many of them were workers with disabilities who found themselves in limbo.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a federal lawsuit in Wisconsin on Friday against Walmart Inc. for alleged unlawful discrimination against pregnant employees.
A pharmacist speaks with a customer at Walmart Neighborhood Market in Bentonville, Ark., in 2014. On Monday Walmart introduced a new set of guidelines for dispensing opioid medications.
A Cosmopolitan magazine from November 1976. Since being rebranded as a women's magazine in 1965, it has become a mainstay of shopping aisles. Walmart said Tuesday it is removing Cosmo from its check-out lines.
Wade Dooley, in Albion, Iowa, uses less fertilizer than most farmers because he grows rye and alfalfa, along with corn and soybeans. "This field [of rye] has not been fertilized at all," he says.
Anhydrous ammonia tanks in a newly planted wheat field. Walmart has promised big cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases. To meet that goal, though, the giant retailer may have to persuade farmers to use less fertilizer. It won't be easy.
Using his personal Twitter account, Trump has publicly thanked Walmart, among other companies, for their plans to increase investment and job creation. It's not yet clear how his tweets may affect company decision making.
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