What will Walmart’s Q4 earnings look like?

With disappointing earnings reports in Q1, Q2, and Q3, Walmart brass had its collective fingers tightly crossed for a good 2013 Christmas season.

Now Walmart workers are protesting director Christopher Williams

Two weeks ago, Walmart director and Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer once again faced protesting Walmart workers, who disrupted a fireside chat at the Dreamforce ’13 conference.

Why Walmart workers are protesting Board of Directors members like Marissa Mayer

Hey, so why are Walmart associates in OUR Walmart protesting Marissa Mayer and other members of Walmart’s Board of Directors? San Francisco Magazine actually talked to one of the protesters to find out:

Marissa Mayer dogged by more Walmart protests

Walmart director and Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer faced protesting Walmart workers once again yesterday — this time at Dreamforce ’13. TechCrunch reported on the disruption:

Federal agency authorizes prosecution of Walmart on violations of worker rights

Big news yesterday related to Walmart’s ongoing labor unrest in its supply chain and stores: The National Labor Relations Board has found merit in several charges that Walmart violated workers’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act.

Winning friends & influencing people, Walmart style

Granted, it’s an old book, but after recent public gaffes, maybe Walmart should consider passing out Dale Carnegie’s classic “How to Win Friends and Influence People” at the next Saturday morning in Bentonville.

Bangladeshi activist on Walmart’s role in garment factory disasters: “They have blood on their hands”

Last November, a massive fire at the Tazreen Fashions factory in Bangladesh killed over 100 garment workers. Just months later, in April of this year, Rana Plaza, an eight-story garment factory, collapsed, killing over 1,100 people in what has been called “the worst industrial accident in the history of the garment industry.” Both tragedies had a Walmart connection: Walmart-brand apparel was found in the rubble at Tazreen, and one of the factories in Rana Plaza listed Walmart as a customer it made goods for.