Walmart will no longer have two names. Up to now, the corporation has gone by Wal-Mart Stores Inc., while the stores have simply been called Walmart. Now Walmart will serve as the name for both company and stores.
Shoppers might like to complain that retailers start the Christmas season too early, but data say otherwise, according to The Wall Street Journal. About 40 percent of consumers begin their holiday shopping by October, and by November some 80 percent are out shopping, according to surveys by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.