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In September , Walmart was sued by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that Walmart denied requests from pregnant employees to limit heavy lifting. According to an August report by Bloomberg Businessweek , aggressive cost-cutting decisions that began in when Lee Scott took over as CEO of the company led to a significant increase in crime in stores across the United States.

In , under CEO Doug McMillon , Walmart began a company-wide campaign to reduce crime that included spot-checking receipts at exits, stationing employees at self-checkout areas, eye-level security cameras in high-theft areas, use of data analytics to detect credit fraud, hiring off-duty police and private security officers, and reducing calls to police with a program by which first-time offenders caught stealing merchandise below a certain value can avoid arrest if they agree to go through a theft-prevention program.

Law enforcement agencies across the United States have noted a burden on resources created by a disproportionate number of calls from Walmart.

Experts have criticized the retailer for shifting its security burden onto the taxpayers. Petersburg, Florida are made at just one Walmart. Across three Florida counties, approximately 9, police calls were logged to 53 Walmart stores but resulted in only a few hundred arrests.

Police are called to Walmart stores 3 to 4 times as much as similar retailers such as Target. Walmart Supercenters top the list of those most visited by police.

In addition to hundreds of thousands of petty crimes, more than violent crimes, including attempted kidnappings, stabbings, shootings, and murders occurred at the 4, Walmarts in the U. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is the latest accepted revision , reviewed on 7 January This article is about the retail chain. For other uses, see Walmart disambiguation. Walmart's official headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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However, when the lease came up for renewal, Walton could neither come to agreement on the existing store's lease renewal nor find a new location in Newport.

The building is now occupied by a hardware store and an antique mall. In the s, Walmart continued to grow rapidly, and by its 25th anniversary in there were 1, stores.

Walton remained as Chairman of the Board, and the company also rearranged other people in senior positions. In , Walmart introduced the Neighborhood Market concept with three stores in Arkansas. In , it was listed for the first time as America's largest corporation on the Fortune list. It has remained there every year, except for In , Walmart had more than 6, facilities around the world—including 3, stores in the United States and 2, elsewhere, employing more than 1.

In October , Walmart announced it would implement several environmental measures to increase energy efficiency.

CEO Lee Scott said that Walmart's goal was to be a "good steward for the environment" and ultimately use only renewable energy sources and produce zero waste. Walmart created its own electric company in Texas, Texas Retail Energy , and plans to supply its stores with cheap power purchased at wholesale prices. On September 12, , Walmart introduced new advertising with the slogan, "Save Money Live Better," replacing the "Always Low Prices, Always" slogan, which it had used for the previous 19 years.

On June 30, , Walmart unveiled a new company logo, featuring the non-hyphenated name "Walmart" and in place of the star, a symbol that resembles a sunburst or flower. The new logo made its debut on the company's walmart.