Wal-Mart: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The wide-ranging impact of Wal-Mart on the nation.
July 29, 2003, 11am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"At universities across the country, interest in Wal-Mart Stores has soared in the last five years, and all sorts of courses address specific questions raised by the company's dominance. It is, increasingly, an example of what to do — and as some professors see it, what not to do...'It allows poor people to buy food and other necessities...That's the good thing. The bad thing is that it erodes downtowns and eliminates nicer stores that have better service and pay their workers better.'"

Thanks to Michael Buser

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Published on Sunday, July 27, 2003 in The New York Times
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