Fox Business is reporting 1000+ layoffs at WMT this Friday (this was just published) - here it goes:
The layoffs, which occurred in midday closed-door meetings in Bentonville, Ark., affected employees involved with the retailer's supply chain, known as "replenishment," a person familiar with the situation said. They are expected to continue through the end of the month, executives familiar with the process said, as workers in human resources, technology and e-commerce are cut.
Here is the quote on layoff numbers:
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s plans were under way Friday to cut nearly 1,000 corporate jobs.