News tagged with walmart

Toxic metal in kids' jewelry from China

(AP) -- Barred from using lead in children's jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets and shiny ...

Jan 10, 2010
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After breakups, newspapers seek path forward

Following an unprecedented series of spinoffs by major US media companies, the print news industry now faces a rocky future without financial support from deep-pocketed parent firms.

Aug 17, 2014
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Digital music sales 'to nearly equal CDs next year'

Compact discs accounted for 65 percent of US music sales in the first half of 2009 but digital downloads are expected to nearly equal CD sales by the end of next year, market research firm NPD Group said Tuesday.

Aug 18, 2009
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Walmart closing online music store

American retail giant Walmart will close its online digital music store, Walmart MP3 Downloads, at the end of the month, a spokesman for the company said.

Aug 10, 2011
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Walmart nominates Google star to board

Walmart, a bastion of mass-market retailing, turned to one of the tech world's brightest female stars to beef up its board of directors Monday, nominating Google highflyer Marissa Mayer.

Apr 16, 2012
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