Over the past five years, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) shares have climbed 70%, easily beating the 48% gain of Home Depot (NYSE: HD). Here's what investors need to know. After experiencing a surge in demand during the worst days of the pandemic, Home Depot's business is seeing a notable slowdown.
The planned acquisition of Hostess Brands by J.M. Smucker is the latest in a series of food mergers.
Retail behemoth Walmart (NYSE: NYSE:WMT) is reportedly contemplating a significant foray into the healthcare industry, with a possible acquisition of a majority stake in ChenMed, a primary care provider for seniors, according to Bloomberg. The deal, which could potentially be worth billions of dollars, is expected to materialize in the coming weeks.