Walmart saved millions from elder gift card scams

A gift card display stands at a Walmart Inc. store in Burbank, California. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Technology developed by Walmart helped the retail giant identify and freeze nearly $4 million in gift cards that had been bought by thousands of primarily elderly victims at the direction of con artists who … Read more

Walmart sues BJ’s Wholesale claiming theft of Sam’s Club self-checkout tech

Shoppers stock up on merchandise at a Sam’s Club store on January 12, 2018 in Streamwood, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Walmart and its big-box warehouse subsidiary Sam’s Club accused rival retailer BJ’s Wholesale Club in a lawsuit filed Tuesday of stealing technology that powers a popular self-checkout option in the Sam’s Club mobile … Read more

Amazon Flex drivers hit by surging gas prices are demanding relief

Uber and Amazon Flex drivers protest the fuel price serge and demand more money outside an Amazon warehouse in Redondo Beach, California, March 16, 2022. Mike Blake | Reuters On Wednesday morning, about 50 delivery and rideshare drivers parked outside an Amazon warehouse near Los Angeles. Signs taped to their car windows showed a jogging … Read more