BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here is not considering possible mergers and acquisitions, despite an ad posted on its website that sought middle managers with “an awareness of M&A.” The ad was apparently the source of recent reports speculating that Wal-Mart might be seeking acquisition targets in the U.S. John Simley, a chain spokesman, told SN, “That aspect [of the ad] was buried deep in the job description and was included to help us determine how our retail portfolio might be ...

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