Walmart is a US retail company incorporating hypermarkets and grocery stores. Its HQ is in Arkansas. Walmart was established in 1962 by Sam Walton. It was named the largest corporation by revenue by Fortune Global 500.
A shooting at a Walmart in Texas, where 20 people were killed, plunged the US into sorrow but also rekindled a political debate. The incident has become a case in point for gun control advocates, including presidential hopefuls.
As many as 20 people have died after a man armed with an AK-style rifle stormed a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. A white male, who is believed to be the only gunman, is in custody. An alleged manifesto of the shooter has emerged.
Retail giants and fierce competitors, Amazon and Walmart, traded barbs after Amazon boss Jeff Bezos called on retailers to increase workers’ minimum hourly wages. Walmart was quick to gently remind Amazon of its tax avoidance.
A fed-up Canadian made a theatrical exit from his job at Walmart, airing his beef with the company and its management using the store’s intercom. Thankfully a cellphone video has preserved his glorious resignation for posterity.