BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Grocery product and other consumables remained flat at 55% of sales at Walmart U.S. in the most recent fiscal year, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week. The news came amid a slew of reports indicating that the retail giant has been understaffing its stores, leading to more out-of-stocks and reduced service levels. “When a company needs to cut costs, the easiest thing to cut back on is labor, but that ...

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