Wal-Mart Rollout -- Or Rollback?

The Inglewood community is resisting the retail giant's expansion in California.
December 24, 2003, 10am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The latest legal battleground is California. The retail giant wants to place the first of several dozen grocery/retail superstores in California. Faced with a rebuff in Inglewood, near Los Angeles, the company got enough signatures to put its plans to a special ballot vote. But last week, two community groups filed suit to stop the vote, which would bypass the usual City Council oversight of such developments... Analysts say the skirmish is a window into the kind of fights Wal-Mart can expect elsewhere in coming years."

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Published on Wednesday, December 24, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor
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