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Walmart Launching GeoGirl Makeup Line for Tweens

Lots of little girls love dipping into their mothers' makeup bags, applying lipstick, blush and eyeshadow just like Mommy. And, although many say cosmetics are a no-no for kids, Walmart is set to premiere a new beauty line just for tweens. ...
Is 8 too young for girls to wear makeup? Walmart is hoping your tween will buy its new beauty line.

Police: Couple Tried to Sell Baby at Walmart

Samantha Tomasini and Patrick Fousek face child endangerment charges after police say they tried to sell their 6-month-old baby for $25 outside a Walmart store. Salinas Police department / Salinas Californian / AP
SALINAS, Calif. (AP) - A Calif...

Wal-Mart To Limit Toxic Cadmium in Kids' Products

Cadmium is a toxic metal. Credit: Paul Sakuma, AP
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The world's largest retailer revealed Monday that it has started to crack down on the use of the toxic metal cadmium in children's jewelry and other kids' products. The new p...

Barbie Update: Black and White Dolls Now the Same Price

Can't we all just get along? White and black Barbie dolls are now the same price at a Louisiana Walmart. Credit: Michelle Chidoni, Mattel
Barbiegate ends here.
When Mattel found out a Louisiana Walmart was selling the dark-skinned Ballerina T...

Product Recall: Children's Necklaces

Your kids' jewelry could be hazardous to their health. Credit: CPSC
If your princess likes to get decked out in baubles, take note. The Consumer Product Safety Commission and F.A.F. Inc. have announced a voluntary recall of certain children's met...

Woman Accused Of Stealing Gift Cards from Foster Children

There were a few less presents under the trees in Florida foster homes last month, police in Tampa say, because someone tried to steal Christmas. The Tampa Tribune reports police arrested Kristie Feliz Smith, 23, last week for allegedly using Wa...

Where's The Dad?

Who's in charge at home? If recent ads from Walmart and Target are to be believed, it's all Mom, all the time. Jezebel has a review of four recent ads from the two big retailers. And they ask a fair question: Where's Dad? The Walmart commerc...

Wal-Mart thinks you have a momtourage

According to the retailing giant, Wal-Mart, moms have a dedicated following of helpers -- family members, teachers, neighbors and baby sitters -- to make sure that raising a family doesn't interfere too much with their ability to go shopping. This "m...

Toddler abandoned at Wal-Mart

A little boy found alone in a Frankfort, Indianapolis Wal Mart is believed to have been abandoned by his mother. The boy, who appears to be about 2-years-old, was found alone in the store on Tuesday clutching a note and a backpack containing toys, di...

R-rated silly straws causing a stir

I didn't sleep well last night, so my maturity meter may be broken. But I can't stop giggling under my breath about these questionable silly straws a Kentucky mother bought at Walmart. Andrea Bailey thought she was buying a package of colorful, twist...

Wal-Mart sells porn-loaded MP3 player

Wal-Mart has taken a few beatings on this site in the past few years -- as one of the world's largest retailers, I suppose it's inevitable. They've refrained from paying their teenaged baggers, sold gay porn to pre-teens, displayed cocaine in the toy...

Attention Wal-Mart shoppers: the holiday season has begun

If you get the feeling that the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year, you aren't alone. Everyone one I know is crabbing about the fact that it's not even Halloween and some stores are already stocking Christmas items. While I am not a ...

Wal-Mart gets greener

Laundry day just got lighter for a lot of people! Discount giant Wal-Mart announced by May of 2008, all its U.S. stores and Sam's Clubs will carry only concentrated versions of liquid laundry detergent. Because Wal-Mart sells approximately 25% of a...

Wal-mart wants your baby

Some days it seems Wal-mart doesn't even try to look good. The Consumerist is reporting on the case of Stacy Arrington. It seems that she was shopping at a Wal-mart in White Marsh, Maryland when someone reported that their baby went missing. When she...

Free antibiotics for everyone!

Well, you need a prescription, and it doesn't apply to all antibiotics, but if you live in an area where there is a Publix store, you can get seven generic brands of antibiotics for free. Plublix is a privately held grocer and I guess they can do wha...

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