When Walmart (WMT) gets ready for the holidays, it’s serious business.
The world’s largest retailer said it’s planning to cut prices on 20,000 products this holiday season, aiming to lure consumers back into its stores and to its website with the massive number of reductions starting on Nov. 1. At any other time, the company normally offers about 10,000 price cuts, or “rollbacks,” executives said on a conference call with reporters. FULL ARTICLE
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RUSSIA EXECUTES EUROPEAN AERIAL MANEUVERS “Russian military aircraft conducted aerial maneuvers around Europe this week on a scale seldom seen since the end of the Cold War, prompting NATO jets to scramble in another sign of how raw East-West relations have grown. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization said that more than two dozen Russian aircraft in four groups were intercepted and tracked on Tuesday and Wednesday, an unusually high level of activity that the alliance said could have endangered passing civilian flights.” Ukraine and Russia will resume talks today. [WSJ]