Doug McMillon

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Name: Doug McMillon
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

New leaders take center stage

Rarely in mass retailing have so many senior management positions changed hands in so short a time. Since the turn of the year, no fewer than five new faces have ascended to the highest levels in mass retailing.David Pinto, Doug McMillon, Walmart, Helena ... [Published Mass Market Retailers - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Wal Mart Stores : -Mart cuts profit forecast as it gears up e-commerce

WASHINGTON , Aug 18 (GCTL) - Wal-Mart Stores lowered its 2014 profit outlook Thursday as it turns toward online sales amid weakness in its key US market, still struggling with a fragile economy.The world's largest retailer posted a slight profit rise ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

How Much of Wal-Mart Is Really Made in America?

Doug McMillon, the chief executive of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT[1]), walked onto the stage at its U.S. Manufacturing Summit[2] in Denver and gave the audience a cheery “Good afternoon.” No response. “At Walmart, we yell back, ‘Good afternoon,’” he said, smiling. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Walmart issued profit warning as US sales flatten

Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, has cut its profit forecast for the year, after weak sales in the US overshadowed a stronger performance at Asda, its UK supermarket. The company, which is headquartered in Arkansas, said that like-for-like sales ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 5 reports

Walmart Cuts Full Year Forecast as Costs Hit Profit

Bentonville, AR—Walmart reported total a slight rise in its second quarter profit but the retail giant still cut its full-year forecast saying higher employee healthcare csts and increased investment in e-commerce offset gains.For the quarter ended July ... [Published Accessories Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 18 reports

With Falling Traffic, Walmart Reports Weak Results

In further signs that consumers are disenchanted with Walmart, the retailer says its second-quarter same-store-sales fell 0.3% in the U.S., and that that traffic at its storesdeclined 1.1%. And it lowered its financial forecast for the full year, citing ... [Published Media Post - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Wal-Mart's whine: consumers just not spending

Wal-Mart sales were stagnant, and the discount retailer says consumer spending is still weak. Competition, especially from online rivals, remains heavy. Bobbi Rebell reports.▲ Hide Transcript▶ View TranscriptWal-Mart out with a warning saying this year's ... [Published Reuters India - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Clinton, Aliko Dangote, Jeff Immelt, Andrew Liveris, Phuti Mahanyele, Doug McMillon

From left, former President Bill Clinton moderates the panel, "The New Era for Business in Africa" with Phuti Mahanyele, CEO of The Shanduka Group, Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric, Aliko Dangote, president and CEO of the Dangote Group, Doug McMillon, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

US splurges top dollar on projects in Africa

About $14-billion is to be pumped into construction, clean energy, banking and information technology projects.The investment programme will be unveiled by US President Barack Obama at an event showcasing US economic interest in the fast-growing economies ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 5 reports

Africa: Obama Speaks At Africa Summit in Washington

Barack Obama has told the leaders of more than 50 African nations that they have control of their countries' financial futures. Obama also announced billions of dollars in private investments in Africa.Leaders push partnershipAddressing 50-plus African ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Wal Mart Stores : Doug McMillon Speaks at U.S.-Africa Business Forum

CEO Doug McMillon spoke on a panel titled "Expanding Opportunities: The New Era For Business In Africa," at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C., earlier this morning.The Forum brought together top U.S. and African business executives with ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 8 reports

Walmart to Host Second U.S. Manufacturing Summit

[embedded content]BENTONVILLE, Ark.- Walmart will hold a second summit on U.S. manufacturing on Aug. 14-15 in Denver.In January 2013, the retailer said its goal is to purchase $50 billion more of U.S.-made products over the next decade. The retailer held ... [Published Home Furnishings News - Aug 05 2014]

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Second Quarter Earnings Review: Where Is Wal-Ma... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 28 2014]
Wal-Mart's Made in America Pledge and Plastics [Published Plastics Technology - Aug 27 2014]
Can supermarkets ever be sustainable? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Walmart U.S. recruits top exec from India to Be... [Published The City Wire - Aug 26 2014]
Time to embrace deliberate disruption [Published Inside Retailing Online - Aug 26 2014]
Seven Things Walmart Is Already Doing to Spark ... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 25 2014]
Seven Things Walmart Is Already Doing to Spark ... [Published Delco Times - Aug 25 2014]
Seven Things Walmart Is Already Doing to Spark ... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 25 2014]
Wal-Mart Stores reports higher Q2 net income, p... [Published Individual.com - Aug 23 2014]
WAL MART STORES : Why Strategies Fail: Lunch an... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 23 2014]
Walmart to expand its opening price-point priva... [Published Drug Store News - Aug 20 2014]
Walmart Lowers Financial Forecast For 2014 [Published Retail TouchPoints - Aug 19 2014]
Wal-Mart’s low price fixation leads to new priv... [Published The City Wire - Aug 19 2014]
New leaders take center stage [Published Mass Market Retailers - Aug 18 2014]
Walmart CEO Outlines Company’s Future [Published IXtenso - Aug 18 2014]
Here's What Wal-Mart Reported In Its Second Qua... [Published Guru Focus - Aug 18 2014]
Wal Mart Stores : -Mart cuts profit forecast as... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 17 2014]
Wal-Mart cuts profit forecast as it gears up e-... [Published GCTL8.com - Aug 17 2014]
How Is Retail Doing This Quarter? [Published PYMNTS.com - Aug 16 2014]
How Much of Wal-Mart Is Really Made in America? [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 15 2014]
Scaredy-cat consumers, housing stall, Yellen in... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 15 2014]
Wal-Mart makes holiday ‘checkout promise,’ pled... [Published Chain Store Age - Aug 15 2014]
Americans benefit from helping Africans [Published Frost Illustrated - Aug 15 2014]
Asda sees double-digit growth in e-commerce sales [Published CIO IT-Strategie für Manager - Aug 15 2014]
Wal-Mart Stores' (WMT) CEO Doug McMillon on Q2 ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 15 2014]
Readers Sound Off On Dollar Store Merger's Impa... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 15 2014]
Walmart Same-Store Q2 Sales Flat As Online Sale... [Published PYMNTS.com - Aug 15 2014]
Click and collect drives e-commerce growth for ... [Published Computer Weekly - Aug 15 2014]
Globe says Loblaw rival Wal-Mart cutting prices [Published Stockwatch - Aug 15 2014]
How Much of Walmart Is Really Made in America? [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 15 2014]
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A reduction in food-stamp payments is harming W... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 14 2014]
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, reported stagnant same-store sales and cut its earnings forecast for the year, hurt by higher health-care costs and slow traffic at its supercenters. Earnings for the year will now be US$4.90 to US$5.15 ...
Walmart To Host Second Annual U.S. Manufacturin... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Aug 14 2014]
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: What:Walmart is hosting its second annual U.S. Manufacturing Summit in DenverWho: The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration Gov. Susana Martinez (New Mexico) Mayor ...
Walmart To Host Second Annual U.S. Manufacturin... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Aug 14 2014]
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: What:Walmart is hosting its second annual U.S. Manufacturing Summit in DenverWho: The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration Gov. Susana Martinez (New Mexico) Mayor ...
Walmart To Host Second Annual U.S. Manufacturin... [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - Aug 14 2014]
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: What:Walmart is hosting its second annual U.S. Manufacturing Summit in DenverWho: The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration Gov. Susana Martinez (New Mexico) Mayor ...
Walmart Sets Its Sights on Africa—With Uncle Sa... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Aug 07 2014]
On Tuesday, the second day of this week's three-day US-Africa Leaders Summit, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon shared the main stage with the CEOs of General Electric and Dow Chemical. Sitting on a panel moderated by Bill Clinton, he talked about how his company ...
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