Wal-Mart (WMT) is putting its U.S. marketing team under the leadership of its chief...

|By:, SA News Editor

Wal-Mart (WMT) is putting its U.S. marketing team under the leadership of its chief merchandising offer, with the goal of improving coordination between the two departments. The change is the latest in a series of restructuring moves from the company, whose efforts to boost U.S. sales in the face of tough competition from higher-end retailers, dollar stores, and online retailers are starting to bear fruit.