Walmart

Walmart Associates in Columbia To Receive Pay Raise

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Nearly 2,000 Walmart employees in the Columbia-area will see an increase in their paychecks this week, according to company officials. The new 2016 average full time hourly wage at Walmart in South Carolina is $13.53. The pay increases are part of the company’s two-year, $2.7 billion investment in higher pay, better training, clearer career paths and additional…

Police: Survillance Footage Caught Women Stealing Baby Items

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) — Deputies need help locating two females who allegedly stole baby items from a store on Two Notch Road. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said just after 10 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, two female suspects walked in to the Walmart 10060 Two Notch Road and stole numerous baby clothing items and baby formula. Authorities say the the suspects…

Wal-Mart to Close 154 US Stores

NEW YORK — (AP) Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores, more than half of them in the U.S. and another big chunk in its challenging Brazilian market. The stores being shuttered account for a fraction of the company’s 11,000 stores worldwide and less than 1 percent of its global revenue. More than 95 percent of the stores set to be closed…

Grand Jury Indicts Truck Driver in Tracy Morgan Crash

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey grand jury on Wednesday indicted the truck driver who crashed into a limo van carrying Tracy Morgan, killing one man and severely injuring the comedian. The grand jury charged Kevin Roper with first-degree aggravated manslaughter, second-degree vehicular homicide and third-degree aggravated assault charges in the 2014 crash. Roper’s attorney tried unsuccessfully to…

Walmart to Stay Open Until 8pm on Christmas Eve

Retail giant offers solution to last-minute shoppers

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) —Last-minute holiday shoppers needn’t worry — Walmart has their backs. The retail giant said in a news release Thursday that its stores will be open until 8 p.m. local time on Christmas Eve. For those who want to do their Christmas shopping online, Walmart said they can order up to Dec. 20 for standard delivery and as…

Secret Santa Gives Major Gift to PA Walmart Layaway Shoppers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Layaway services have reemerged in recent years as a popular way to pay for gifts a little bit at a time. At a Harrisburg Walmart Monday, there was nothing little about one man’s generosity. Some Midstate shoppers received an extra Christmas gift from a man known only as Santa B. The pitter-patter of holiday shoppers, less…