Yulin's dog meat fans have had enough. Criticism, that is It was the night before the summer solstice, and the tables at a streetside food stall here were set for the annual feast: steamed pumpkin, sautéed morning glory, smashed cucumbers and cold-skin rice flour noodles.
Source: The New York Times
| By: Amy Qin
Wal-Mart to impose charges on suppliers as its costs mount June 23- Wal-Mart Stores will begin charging fees to almost all vendors for stocking their items in new stores and for warehousing inventory, raising pressure on suppliers as the world's largest retailer battles higher costs from wage hikes. The changes are aimed at bringing "consistency to the collection of allowances related to the growth of our business...
| By: Nathan Layne
Green Dot renews agreement stay as Wal-Mart's MoneyCard issuer June 22- Green Dot Corp, a U.S. issuer of prepaid MasterCard and Visa cards, said it renewed an agreement which would keep it as the issuing bank for Wal-Mart Stores Inc's prepaid reloadable debit cards for five years. The renewed term started from May 1 and Green Dot Corp and Green Dot Bank would continue as program manager and issuing bank for Walmart MoneyCard.
Walmart combats shoplifters Walmart plans to bring greets back to the front of its stores as a way to combat shoplifting.
UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart uses tax havens to cut taxes on foreign units -advocacy group June 17- Wal-Mart Stores Inc has built a network of 78 subsidiaries and branches in 15 offshore tax havens to minimize taxes on its operations outside the United States, said a report by tax reform advocacy group Americans for Tax Fairness released on Wednesday. Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, has assets worth at least $76 billion through shell...