Walmart by degrees

Walmart plans to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an existing education programme. With unemployment at its lowest in nearly 50 years, US retailers are struggling to hire and retain talent. Walmart made the announcement a day before its annual shareholders meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas. Democratic presidential hopeful senator Bernie Sanders was expected there to pressure the world’s biggest retailer to raise its wages and introduce a worker seat on its board.

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