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Apr 17, 2012, 09:57 ET Join the Fight! Walmart Urges Americans to Visit Facebook and Vote to Give Communities a Chance to Receive Up to $1 Million to Fight Hunger, 14 Days Left to Vote

For communities nationwide struggling with hunger and unemployment, there may be some relief in sight this spring. Walmart is giving away $2 million...


Apr 16, 2012, 09:30 ET Walmart Announces Significant Progress Toward Ambitious Sustainability Goals in 2012 Global Responsibility Report

Walmart today released its fifth annual Global Responsibility Report (GRR) entitled "Beyond 50 Years: Building a Sustainable Future," highlighting...


Apr 09, 2012, 12:01 ET Walmart se asocia con The Band Perry, la actriz Kimberly Williams-Paisley y grandes compañías de alimentos para combatir el hambre en esta primavera

El movimiento contra el hambre recibió un importante respaldo hoy cuando representantes de Walmart y de la Walmart Foundation, The Band Perry,...


Apr 09, 2012, 12:01 ET Walmart Teams Up With The Band Perry, Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Major Food Companies to Fight Hunger this Spring

The anti-hunger movement got some major backing today when representatives from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation, The Band Perry, Kimberly...


Apr 05, 2012, 15:00 ET Walmart Launches Groundbreaking Initiative to Empower Women Working in Factories in India, Bangladesh, China and Central America

Today Walmart launched its Women in Factories program, a five-year initiative that will empower 60,000 women working in factories that supply...


Apr 05, 2012, 10:40 ET Walmart Global Giving Increases in Last Fiscal Year; Contributions to Fight Hunger in America Grow

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) and the Walmart Foundation announced $958.9 million in cash and in-kind contributions around the globe during the fiscal year...


Apr 05, 2012, 09:00 ET Walmart Announces Top 10 Finalists in Popular "Get on the Shelf" Contest

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) today announced that 10 finalists have been selected after the first round of public voting for its Get on the Shelf contest....


Apr 05, 2012, 02:21 ET Walmart anuncia a los 10 finalistas en el popular concurso "Get on the Shelf"

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) anunció hoy que 10 finalistas han sido seleccionados después de la primera ronda de votación pública en su concurso Get on the...


Mar 20, 2012, 08:18 ET Walmart Takes Angry Birds Space to New Heights with the First Retail and Gaming Integration

America, the Angry Birds are in their final descent to your local Walmart! Angry Birds Space, the newest version of the world's most-downloaded...


Mar 14, 2012, 01:55 ET Walmart to Unlock America's Favorite Movies with Exclusive Disc-to-Digital Service

It's time to unlock your DVDs America! The freedom to watch your movies any time, any place is here! Walmart is giving physical DVD/Blu-ray...


Mar 13, 2012, 07:37 ET Walmart liberará las películas favoritas de los Estadounidenses con un servicio exclusivo de conversión de disco a archivo digital

¡Estados Unidos de América, es hora de liberar sus DVDs! ¡La libertad de ver sus películas en cualquier momento y en cualquier lugar está aquí!...


Mar 12, 2012, 08:05 ET El concurso "Get on the Shelf" de Walmart atrae más de un cuarto de millón de votos

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) anunció hoy que tras cinco días de votación pública, su nuevo concurso Get on the Shelf (Ponlo en el Anaquel) ha atraído un total ...


Mar 12, 2012, 01:00 ET Walmart's "Get on the Shelf" Contest Draws Over a Quarter Million Votes

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) today announced that after five days of public voting, its new Get on the Shelf contest has attracted 274,000 total votes as of...


Jan 30, 2012, 12:01 ET Walmart Invites Twilight Fans to 'Break Dawn' with Midnight Events in More Than 2,700 Stores

Calling all Twi-hards! Walmart (NYSE: WMT) cordially invites Twilight fans to celebrate the marriage of Bella Swan and Edward Cullen on Feb. 10 in...


Jan 18, 2012, 05:00 ET Walmart Launches "Get on the Shelf" Contest to Uncover the Next Great Product

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) today announced the launch of Get on the Shelf, the first contest of its kind from a major retailer. Beginning today, anyone can...


Jan 18, 2012, 05:00 ET Walmart lanza concurso "Get on the Shelf" para descubrir el próximo gran producto

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) anunció hoy el lanzamiento de Get on the Shelf (Ponlo en el Anaquel), el primer concurso de su clase de un importante minorista....


Dec 23, 2011, 08:00 ET Walmart Gives $200,000 to 10 Nonprofits on the 12th Day of Holiday Facebook Campaign

On the 12th and last day of its "12 Days of Giving" Facebook campaign, Walmart is awarding $200,000 to 10 nonprofits that are true heroes for their...


Dec 22, 2011, 08:00 ET Walmart Gives $120,000 to 12 Nonprofits on the 11th Day of Holiday Facebook Campaign

On the 11th day of its "12 Days of Giving" Facebook campaign, Walmart is awarding $120,000 to 12 nonprofits that are doing it all to support those in ...


Dec 21, 2011, 08:00 ET Walmart Gives $170,000 to Eight Nonprofits on the 10th Day of Holiday Facebook Campaign

On the 10th day of its "12 Days of Giving" Facebook campaign, Walmart is awarding $170,000 to eight nonprofits with remarkable volunteers who have...


Dec 20, 2011, 08:00 ET Walmart Gives $90,000 to Nine Nonprofits on the Ninth Day of Holiday Facebook Campaign

On the ninth day of its "12 Days of Giving" Facebook campaign, Walmart is awarding $90,000 to nine nonprofits providing assistance to community...


Dec 20, 2011, 05:06 ET VUDU lanza servicio en el Xbox 360 y anuncia ahorros de fin de año en populares películas y programas de televisión

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) anunció hoy el lanzamiento de su popular servicio de entretenimiento VUDU en el Xbox 360. Los clientes de Xbox LIVE ya pueden...


Dec 20, 2011, 05:03 ET VUDU Launches on Xbox 360 and Announces End-of-Year Savings on Top Movies and TV Shows.

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) today announced the launch of its popular VUDU entertainment service on Xbox 360. Xbox LIVE customers can now shop VUDU's library ...


Dec 19, 2011, 08:00 ET Walmart Gives $140,000 to Nine Nonprofits on the Eighth Day of Holiday Facebook Campaign

On the eighth day of its "12 Days of Giving" Facebook campaign, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is awarding $140,000 to nine nonprofits aiding veterans, active...


Dec 18, 2011, 08:00 ET Walmart Gives $110,000 to 11 Nonprofits on the Seventh Day of Holiday Facebook Campaign

On the seventh day of its "12 Days of Giving" Facebook campaign, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is awarding $110,000 to 11 nonprofits that provide housing and...


Dec 16, 2011, 08:00 ET Walmart Gives $130,000 to 13 Nonprofits on the Fifth Day of Holiday Facebook Campaign

On the fifth day of its "12 Days of Giving" Facebook campaign, Walmart is awarding $130,000 to 13 nonprofits that are helping restore communities...