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Wal-Mart profit forecast drops, stock has steepest decline in 25yrs

Walmart

WalMart has warned that higher wages as well as spending on e-commerce and lower prices would cut earnings per share as much as 12 per cent next fiscal year, sparking the steepest one-day decline in the company’s shares in 25 years. Wal-Mart faces tough competition on multiple fronts, from the …

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Walmart set to close 269 stores as economic collapse begins

Walmart store

Wal-Mart is doing some rare pruning. The world’s largest retailer is closing 269 stores, including 154 in the U.S. that includes all of its locations under its smallest-format concept store called Wal-Mart Express. The other big chunk is in its challenging Brazilian market. The stores being shuttered account for a …

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These companies are hinting at a global recession

Recession recovery

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Despite the mainstream media running headlines like “Nowhere to go but up“, the numbers coming out on the health of the economy tell a different story. To be sure, there are some companies doing well at the moment; the media has a field day parading around …

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Walmart found guilty of dumping toxic waste nationwide

Walmart

America’s largest retailer and employer has been fined over $100 million for violating environmental regulations by disposing of fertilizer, pesticide and bleach in sewage systems across the country, among other violations. Walmart pleaded guilty to six counts of violating the Clean Water Act by disposing of hazardous chemicals in garbage …

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Walmart took over Chile in only three years, is your country next?

Walmart Chile Lider

Three years after entering Chile, Walmart controls a staggering 34 percent of the entire market.  Walmart entered Chile in 2009 when it acquired D&S, a leading food retailer there. It promptly changed its name to “Walmart Chile” and built off the existing infrastructure. The stunning statistic about Walmart was part of a …

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The inevitable decline of retail

Online shopping is rippling through the economy, affecting not just retail but energy consumption and the job market. Correspondent Marc A. responded to my recent entry Is Anybody Else Tired of Buying and Owning Stuff? (September 7, 2012) with an informed commentary on how online shopping is affecting the retail sector. …

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation exposed

Melinda and Bill Gates

ExxonMobil, BP, Chevron, DynCorp, G4S, Walmart and McDonald’s are just a few of the companies that the mega ‘charity’ supports. With an endowment larger than all but four of the world’s largest hedge funds, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is easily one of the most powerful ‘charities’ in the world. According to its …

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Big name retail stores continue to close down

Retail stores closing

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group The hottest trend in retail right now is store closures – lots of them! This trend was brewing last year and seems to show no signs of stopping in 2016. Some of America’s biggest retailers are shrinking their footprint as consumers are choosing to use what’s left …

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Over 315 of 450 tested plastic containers leach hormone-like compounds

Plastic bottles

When the industry found consumers getting hip to BPA and its hormone disrupting qualities, they started looking at alternatives. While that was nice and all, the alternatives aren’t much better. In fact, some research found that most plastics, even those that are BPA-free, still leach hormone-mimicking chemicals when exposed to …

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What Is the Price of ProbioSlim?

ProbioSlim if the innovative pills of the 21st century. The diets and trainings are not necessary anymore. What matter now is sticking to the schedule or the reminders on your phone in order to drink a single pill with two meals during the day. Then you will hardly be recognized …

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CNN is telling people the stock market is fine

CNN stock market bull

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Stock markets around the world are teetering upon a major correction, as we saw chaos unfold last week in the equities markets. If you saw chaos and panic on the road while driving your car, you would likely slow down, investigate the situation and perhaps change …

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What happens 1 hour after drinking a can of coke

Coke coca cola soda 1 hour

You’ll never want to drink a can of coke again! Something that I noticed when working as a pharmacist was why people would still gain weight even though they were following a strict low fat diet recommended to them by their doctor. This made me question whether it is really …

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Google manipulating search results favoring big brands over small businesses

Google

The New York Times reported this morning that the Federal Trade Commission is preparing a recommendation that the government sue Google for allegedly manipulating search results to favor its own products and big brand shopping websites. The investigation, which began more than a year ago, is the most far-reaching antitrust investigation …

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Nestle’s wet dream: they mark up water 53 million percent

Nestle water

The directors of Nestle must be breathing a sigh of relief as the world targets Monsanto with a barrage of negative publicity, global protests, and grassroots campaigns. While we’re all distracted by Monsanto’s GMO corruption of the food supply, Nestle is taking steps to profit off of the natural world with patents on breast milk …

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Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney Bain Capital

How the GOP presidential candidate and his private equity firm staged an epic wealth grab, destroyed jobs – and stuck others with the bill. The great criticism of Mitt Romney, from both sides of the aisle, has always been that he doesn’t stand for anything. He’s a flip-flopper, they say, …

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