Westfarming Mall in Oakland has officially reopened its doors to the public, bringing an end to a long, drawn-out, and stressful time for the family behind the iconic mall.The mall's opening was officially announced on Saturday by the city of Oakland, and a press release from the city said it is "a testament to the city's vision, innovation, and commitment to supporting its community."Westfarmers ...
Retail giant Walmart has signed 20,600 new positions across the country as it moves to expand its operations and boost the brand in a global market.
The news comes as Walmart’s stock has surged more than 30% this year.
The company said it would expand its U.S. workforce from roughly 30,000 today to 40,000 by the end of 2020.
Walmart said it had added 8,400 positions in the U.K., which has been hit hard by the Brexit vote.
The corporation said it also planned to open 1,000 stores in the United States.
Wal-Mart said it plans to open 5,000 new stores across the U., Canada and Mexico by the year 2020.
The news comes in the midst of another strong start to the year for Wal-mart as it continues to grow its retail footprint.
In the first quarter, the company posted record profits, and it has posted a quarterly loss of $6.9 billion, according to its latest earnings release.
The retailer also reported that sales fell in the first half of the year due to slower-than-expected sales growth.