Retailers Leverage Websites to Raise Funds for Japan

The food industry is doing its part to help survivors of the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, in some cases leveraging its Internet presence to do so. Wal-Mart Stores said it is committing an initial $5 million in cash and in-kind donations for emergency relief efforts. The Bentonville, Ark.-based company also said its operations around the world are implementing fund-raising drives among

The food industry is doing its part to help survivors of the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, in some cases leveraging its Internet presence to do so.

Wal-Mart Stores said it is committing an initial $5 million in cash and in-kind donations for emergency relief efforts. The Bentonville, Ark.-based company also said its operations around the world are implementing fund-raising drives among employees and c

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