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Wal-Mart to ax 1,000 jobs, most at Arkansas headquarters, report says

By Robbie Neiswanger

This article was originally published January 13, 2018 at 4:30 a.m. Updated January 15, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

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This undated file photo shows Wal-Mart's sign in front of its Bentonville headquarters.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is preparing to eliminate about 1,000 corporate positions before the end of the fiscal year in ongoing efforts to control costs and improve efficiency.

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dvc72120 says... January 13, 2018 at 9:22 a.m.

The Walmart family must be about broke.

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skeptic1 says... January 13, 2018 at 9:40 a.m.

Walmart is a predatory corporation that has put thousands of small family owned businesses out of business. Watch the documentary, "The High Cost of Low Price," it will make you boycott Walmart, Sam would be so heart-broken.

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sjmays says... January 13, 2018 at 10:20 a.m.

Result of trickle down economic policy. Doesn't work.

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GeneralMac says... January 13, 2018 at 10:32 a.m.

sjmays..............the workers at Walmart stores aren't losing their jobs.

They are getting raises and bonuses.

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NoUserName says... January 13, 2018 at 10:47 a.m.

So, they announced raises and bonuses to soften the blow of layoffs and closings.

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Delta2 says... January 13, 2018 at 12:11 p.m.

Doesn't matter to me, I don't shop at Walmart.

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TravisBickle says... January 13, 2018 at 1:07 p.m.

The Walton clan is afraid of slipping a few spots on the Forbes list.

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gagewatcher says... January 13, 2018 at 6:27 p.m.

Glad they are foresighted enough to adapt their bushiness model to our needs for today and in the near future. staying flexible increases their value for the future. you stand still you shrivel and die

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