Still hiring! Walmart, other superstores buck U.S. employment trend


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amid the carnage of the U.S. employment report for April was one bright spot: superstores led by Walmart Inc (WMT.N), the world’s largest retailer, added more than 90,000 jobs.

FILE PHOTO: Caution tape hangs at the entrance of a temporarily closed Walmart store, where a number of employees tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and one employee died, in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S., May 5, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Overall, roughly 20.5 million people lost their jobs in April, the U.S. Labor Department said on Friday, a wipeout of jobs at a rate not seen since

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