Wal-Mart looks for bigger piece of home improvement business

|By:, SA News Editor

Black Friday is back at Wal-Mart (WMT +1.9%) which aims to take a piece of the home improvement business from Home Depot (HD +0.7%) and Lowe's (LOW +0.1%) with today's slashing of prices and expanded offerings in its outdoor living and garden segments.

In other news, the AP reports Wal-Mart's rolling out of an online tool allowing shoppers to compare its prices on 80K items with competitors.