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Sam's Club closings, job cuts in Michigan steal thunder from Walmart's big pay raise

Detroit Free Press
Sam's Club closings, job cuts in Michigan steal thunder from Walmart's big pay raise

Walmart announced that it will raise entry-level wages for U.S. hourly employees to $11 an hour beginning in February, as it benefits from last month's overhaul of the U.S. tax code. Wal-Mart committed one of the great sins of corporate public relations on Thursday, experts said. It stepped on its