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Fortune reports that "the family of an Illinois Uber driver who was stabbed to death filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday against Wal-Mart Stores for failing to stop the teen suspect in the incident from stealing a machete and knife from one of its stores ... In addition to Wal-Mart, the lawsuit names Allied Universal and Monterrey Security Consultants as defendants, according to court documents. Both companies provided security services to the store."

Walmart said it believed that its associates acted "appropriately," and that it would respond in more detail in court.


• The Charlotte Observer reports that Walmart " is joining in on Charlotte’s food truck craze.

"The retail giant’s new food truck is making several stops throughout the Charlotte metro over the next week, and it’ll give away free food like ice cream, tacos and sliders ... Adding a food truck could be one more way the retailer is looking to set itself apart in Charlotte’s competitive grocery-store industry."
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