News roundup: Walmart to spend $1B to give nearly 40% of US employees pay raises … Traders are betting Sears will be the next big retailer to fail … Gauge of US economy post slight gain in Jan.

    Here’s the plan: Walmart announced this morning plans to spend $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its …

    Already an INSIDER? Sign in.

    We are glad you enjoy reading Business Report.

    Continue reading this story and get ACCESS to all our content from any device with a subscription now.

    • Get access to more than a decade of story archives.
    • Get access to our searchable data center of TOP LISTS.
    • Get exclusive content only available to INSIDERS.