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  • China’s Growth Slows To Weakest Level In 27 Years (still DOUBLE ours)

    10/21/2019 3:45:12 PM PDT · by cba123 · 63 replies
    China’s growth slows to weakest level in 27 years China’s economy expanded at its slowest rate in nearly three decades in the third quarter, hit by cooling domestic demand and a protracted US trade war, data showed today. Chinese gross domestic product expanded 6% in the three months from July to September, down from 6.2% in the second quarter, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The reading – in line with an AFP survey of 13 analysts – is the worst quarterly figure since 1992 but within the government’s target range of 6-6.5% for the whole year. China’s...
  • Wal-Mart set to add 140 employees to Hammond-area distribution center (Louisiana)

    10/19/2019 11:28:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Advocate ^ | September 20, 2019 | Timothy Boone
    Walmart is hiring 140 full-time employees at its Hammond-area distribution center to support continued growth at the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer. The company already has 745 employees at the center, which serves 124 Walmart stores across the region. The additional hires are part of a move nationally to add employees at its distribution centers. Walnart notes in August it recorded its 20th consecutive quarter of same-store sales growth in the U.S. E-commerce sales have gone up by 37% as the company continues to push services such as online grocery pickup in which customers place orders and employees haul the items...
  • Warren Buffett’s Charities Are Making Him Richer by Funding Shady Attacks on Berkshire.. Competitors

    09/17/2019 10:34:15 PM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 | DREW JOHNSON
    last year Buffett donated $169 million to the NoVo Foundation, a charity run by his youngest son, Peter, and Peter’s wife, Jennifer. ... Some of the foundation’s resources are directed towards radical activism that clearly benefits Buffett’s bottom line. In fact, money Buffett donated to the NoVo Foundation has been used to attack companies that compete with Berkshire Hathaway's subsidiaries and holdings. ... In 2017, NoVo donated $3.5 million to the “Clean Clothes Campaign” managed by the liberal Tides Foundation.. ... Why would the NoVo Foundation fund a series of crusades focused on ferociously targeting Walmart and Sam’s Club? It...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 10/11/2019 Newsdump Friday

    10/11/2019 10:30:05 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/11/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper announcing the deployment of 1,800 additional US troops to Saudi Arabia.... The move comes hours after explosions were reported on an Iranian oil tanker..... Iran hailing the notion of mediation in its relations with Saudi Arabia..... Intense fighting in northeastern Syria as the Turkish military continues its attack to take Kurdish controlled territory..... Citing a Kurdish source and one at the Pentagon "Newsweek" reported today that some US Special Forces got caught in the Turkish shelling..... In Syria Friday one Russian soldier and two Syrian soldiers wounded when an improvised explosive device exploded..... The Russian...
  • APD's Problem Oriented Policing Unit arrests 10 people in undercover Walmart operation (California)

    10/10/2019 7:19:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    ABC 7 KRCR News ^ | September 17, 2019 | Adam Robinson
    ANDERSON, Calif. — On Monday, the Anderson Police Department's (APD) Problem Oriented Policing Unit arrested 10 people after conducting an undercover enforcement operation at the Anderson Walmart to target retail theft and criminal activity. During the operation, 10 total arrests were made for theft, possession of stolen property, fraud, drug paraphernalia possession, illegal narcotic possession, and active warrants. The following is a summary of the arrests made by APD's Problem Oriented Policing Unit: Paige Poor, 27 of Oroville, was seen stealing pants from inside the store. Poor was found to be on searchable probation and in possession of stolen property...
  • Walmart's secret 'flower pot' device will sit in the home to monitor your family's health...

    09/29/2019 7:15:42 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    Still in the prototype stages, this medical device is set to 'observe bodily movements and functions', and is capable of monitoring the progression of certain diseases. 'Disguised as a flower pot, the omnipresent detection system can observe bodily movements and functions, such as heart rate, gait, and ultimately the progression of certain diseases, to help prevent negative outcomes that may be costly or worst, fatal,' Barclays analysts wrote in a note following the event. It seems at-home health monitoring devices are the wave of the future, as earlier this year, scientists unveiled high tech 'smart' pajamas that monitor heartbeat, breathing...
  • JESSE JACKSON: Can America Break Its Gun Addiction? (No puedes inventar esto)

    09/22/2019 12:36:55 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 49 replies
    Washington Informer ^ | September 18, 2019 | JESSE JACKSON (his PR team really)
    After mass shootings in Southaven, Mississippi; Dayton, Ohio; and Midland, El Paso and Odessa, Texas, public demand for sensible gun reform once more soared. And once more, Republican politicians, led by President Donald Trump, were intimidated into inaction by the gun lobby, led by the National Rifle Association. Remarkably, it was America’s largest retailer — Walmart — that exhibited the courage politicians lacked. It was in a Walmart store in El Paso where a gunman armed with an assault-style rifle, roused by the hate-filled rhetoric about a Latino “invasion” of our country, shot 48 people, killing 22. Walmart CEO Doug...
  • Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores

    09/20/2019 11:40:04 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 35 replies
    ABC News ^ | 09/20/2019 | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO
    Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string illnesses and deaths related to vaping. The nation's largest retailer said Friday that it will complete its exit from e-cigarettes after selling through current inventory. It cited growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity regarding vaping products.
  • Food sales propel job growth at Walmart distribution center (Hundreds of jobs in New York state)

    09/20/2019 2:11:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Albany Business Review ^ | September 17, 2019 | Robin K. Cooper
    Walmart's growing grocery business throughout New York state is prompting the retailer to add 80 jobs at its Johnstown distribution center this fall. "The throughput at this building has nearly doubled [since it opened 20 years ago]," said general manager Andy Walton. "We have been growing by 10% to 15% over the past three years." The nearly 1 million-square-foot distribution center employs 750 forklift operators, order fillers and support staff who supply food and nonperishable goods to 117 Walmart Supercenters between Rochester, eastern Long Island and northern New York state. The warehouse also supplies perishable food to 21 Sam's Club...
  • Walmart's Healthcare Experiment Has Begun, It May Be A Game Changer

    09/18/2019 10:27:08 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 124 replies ^ | 09/17/2019 | Gary North
    I live in exactly the right location to see the outcome of a grand experiment. The pilot Walmart Supercenter is located in Dallas, Georgia. So am I. On Friday the 13th, the CEO of Walmart cut the ribbon at the grand opening. Sadly, I only learned about this grand opening on the morning of September 14. There had been no publicity while the store was being remodeled over the last 12 months. So, what you are about to read is based on original research conducted on the cheap on the afternoon of September 14. 1. A Right-Hand Turn My house...
  • Open Carry at Walmart and Fry’s in Arizona: No One Asked to Leave

    09/18/2019 5:47:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 54 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 September, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    There is an ongoing thrust by the fanatical pushers for a disarmed population, to enlist corporate America to their cause. Understandably, corporate entities are uneasy about outright support for any political faction; come out strongly on one side or the other, you are potentially alienating 20-30 percent of your customers. The 50% that are not strongly engaged in politics are unlikely to respond. When it comes to Second Amendment issues, there are about 5 million NRA members and 100 million gun owners. There are about 30 million people that think owning a gun is immoral. The numbers game falls...
  • Thoughts from the ammo line: BYE BYE, WALMART, BYE BYE.

    09/13/2019 9:56:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    PowerLine ^ | September. 13. 2019 | Scott Johnson
    Ammo Grrrll waves BYE BYE, WALMART, BYE BYE. She writes: Et tu, Walmart? Seriously? Do you have no idea who your customer base is? Well, whatever. I’m done. It’s a shame, too, because Walmart is the definite Big Dog shopping emporium in our Dusty Little Village. For groceries, I have two other choices in town, one of which I have always preferred anyway: Bashas. It is a pleasant, to-scale kind of local place with good meat and produce, sun screens over parking, the most customer-friendly cashiers, and slightly higher prices on canned goods. So be it. I’m willing to pay...
  • Man Banned Nationwide After Openly Carrying In Walmart

    09/11/2019 10:54:00 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 105 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sep 10, 2019 | Colion Noir
    Recently Walmart banned a man from all of their stores' nationwide for open carrying in a Kentucky Walmart after someone called the police to say that an armed man was inside the store acting suspiciously. 7 minute video
  • Gun rights activists test Walmart request not to open-carry guns into store

    09/11/2019 12:06:28 AM PDT · by WWG1WWA · 117 replies
    The Hill ^ | REBECCA KLAR
    Gun rights activists in Texas are testing Walmart’s request not to open-carry in stores by doing just that. David Amad, the vice president of Open Carry Texas, told The New York Times the 38,000 members of his group have openly carried their guns inside Walmart stores since the retailer announced last week it is “respectfully requesting” customers to no longer openly bring guns into its stores.
  • Walmart Sells Out

    09/10/2019 9:47:44 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 14 replies
    You Tube ^ | 9/7/19 | Kaitlin Bennett
    The corporate giant sold out to the highest bidder.
  • Why Hornady Stopped Selling Ammunition to Walmart 12 Years Ago

    09/10/2019 8:33:00 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 27 replies
    Recoil Magazine ^ | 9-8-2019 | Candice Horner
    When Walmart made its most recent decision to flip the firearms industry the bird by changing multiple policies, Hornady Manufacturing reminded all of us that they stopped doing business with the retail giant back in 2007. Jason Hornady's quote from 2007, shows that the company sticks to its values and doesn't shy away from making tough decisions. Jason is the vice president of Hornady, and we were able to pick his brain about his past dealings with Walmart and what he thinks the effects will be from Walmart's decision. RECOIL: Why did Hornady decide to stop selling to Walmart back...
  • Walmart Open Carry Ban - Lexington, Kentucky

    09/10/2019 6:42:58 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 136 replies
    Ron Mest Sports ^ | 09/07/19 | Ron Mest Sports
    This video takes a look at what happens when you open-carry with a pistol in a Walmart store. The location is Lexington, Kentucky and this man was permanently banned from all Walmart's in the USA.Do not blame the police as they are doing there job by request of Wally World. Whether business or personal property, you can have a person permanently removed and banned from re-entering. Your thoughts about this?       
  • Walmart and Guns

    09/05/2019 12:59:19 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Vanity ^ | 09/05/2019 | Chicagoconservative27
    Yesterday i was on facebook and noticed people saying, oh, Walmart is not selling ammo anymore! Its a start! A start to what? People going to local stores and buying ammo somewhere else? These idiots think just because Walmart is not selling ammo that law abiding citizens and criminals will not get ammo elsewhere? I so so sick of this subject its unreal.
  • Walgreens, Wegmans, CVS ask customers not to open carry firearms in stores

    09/05/2019 12:34:28 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 145 replies ^ | 09/05/2019 | Jamie Dupree
    After Walmart and Kroger earlier this week urged customers not to openly carry firearms in their stores, drug store giants Walgreens and CVS, along with the Wegmans Food Markets announced Thursday that they were joining in making the same request, continuing a movement among major stores concerning gun violence. "We are joining other retailers in asking our customers to no longer openly carry firearms into our stores other than authorized law enforcement officials," Walgreens stated. "We join a growing chorus of businesses in requesting that our customers, other than authorized law enforcement personnel, do not bring firearms into our stores,"...
  • Ok everyone Let's post Alternatives to Wal Mart and Kroger.

    09/05/2019 7:38:41 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 49 replies
    05 Sept 2019 | US Navy Vet
    I'll Start: Bread, Milk and Misc Goceries-ALDI Misc Items-Menards/Home Dopot Warehouse type items-We are switching to Costco from Sams Guns and Ammo/Bass Pro Shop or Cabelos(same Company) and local shops