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Retailers offer help

NEW YORK — Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall to Houston and flash floods across the Texas and Louisiana coastal region. The storm also elicited an outpouring of generosity from the retail ­community. Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer by sales, and the Walmart Foundation announced they had committed up to $20 million in support of relief

Walmart ups Hurricane Harvey aid to $20 million

Walmart ups Hurricane Harvey aid to $20 million

HOUSTON — In response to the devastation in the Texas Gulf Coast region, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are donating up to $20 million to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Walmart said Wednesday evening that its support includes $10 million for American Red Cross shelters and $2 million for the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund at

Walmart’s McLaughlin on opportunity

NEW YORK — Businesses exist to serve society, Walmart chief sustainability officer Kathleen McLaughlin said during a presentation at the National Retail Federation’s recent “Big Show” conference and exhibition here. McLaughlin, who is also president of the Walmart Foundation, described how the understanding of what that idea means has evolved over the years during a