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Wal-Mart: A Misleading Debate

In a growing economy, somebody is going to get hurt.
February 19, 2004, 12pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Much is made of the fact that Wal-Mart has 3,000 stores in the United States and is planning to add 1,000 more. At one time, the A & P grocery chain had 15,000 stores but now they have shrunk so drastically that there are probably millions of people -- especially in the younger generation -- who don't even know that they exist...Could anyone ever have doubted that low-cost stores win customers away from higher-cost stores?It is one of the painful signs of the immaturity and lack of realism among the intelligentsia that many of them regard this as a "problem" to be 'solved.'"

Thanks to Bryan Conn

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Published on Thursday, December 11, 2003 in Town Hall
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