Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
is cutting as many as 1,000 jobs at its headquarters this year and
next, the latest effort to streamline a retail empire under threat from Amazon.com Inc.
first wave of layoffs totaled between 400 and 500 jobs and hit the
company’s marketing, human resources, merchandising, real estate and
other divisions this week, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based chain said.
Those affected will have 60 days to find a new role.. . . more