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bighart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-04-10 09:47 AM
Response to Reply #34
45. Target and K Mart follow the same business model as Wal-Mart
so shopping at either of them is really no different.
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  -The Walmartization of Retailing t0dd  Jan-02-10 06:07 AM   #0 
  - Good piece. Thanks for posting this....  Sherman A1   Jan-02-10 06:20 AM   #1 
  - Interesting read. It pretty much shows the apples didn't fall far from the tree.  Pithlet   Jan-02-10 06:59 PM   #27 
     - WalMart was Jackson Stephens and GHWBush's first big step to force global fascism on Americans too  blm   Jan-06-10 10:05 AM   #50 
  - they're opposed to health care reform  lazarus   Jan-02-10 06:40 AM   #2 
  - when walmart runs out of cheap goods.....  madrchsod   Jan-02-10 09:40 AM   #3 
  - I had no idea A&P was still in business  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-02-10 09:50 AM   #8 
  - According to wiki...  blue_onyx   Jan-02-10 12:24 PM   #15 
  - why would they run out of cheap goods? n/t  TheFarseer   Jan-02-10 09:57 AM   #9 
  - they're still around  tabbycat31   Jan-06-10 10:47 AM   #51 
  - Great piece!  Vinnie From Indy   Jan-02-10 09:42 AM   #4 
  - wal marts are carrying less and less of needed supplies . . .  DollyM   Jan-03-10 12:03 AM   #34 
     - Target and K Mart follow the same business model as Wal-Mart  bighart   Jan-04-10 09:47 AM   #45 
  - I refuse to shop there.  Danger Mouse   Jan-02-10 09:43 AM   #5 
  - Then be thankful you can afford to shop elsewhere.  undeterred   Jan-02-10 10:01 AM   #10 
     - Yes, exactly  XanaDUer   Jan-02-10 10:15 AM   #12 
     - I've been unemployed for 7 months and I shop there.  undeterred   Jan-02-10 10:21 AM   #13 
        - When I was out of work, and then had a no-benefits, PT job  XanaDUer   Jan-02-10 12:04 PM   #14 
        - Make sure you really check those prices  jeff47   Jan-02-10 11:33 PM   #33 
           - Precisely  Sherman A1   Jan-03-10 02:28 AM   #37 
           - This is true.  proudohioan   Jan-03-10 04:42 AM   #40 
     - I don't really have much money...  Danger Mouse   Jan-02-10 05:26 PM   #21 
     - Well, you can't get everything you need  undeterred   Jan-02-10 06:13 PM   #23 
     - I don't believe I saw in the post you responded to  Pithlet   Jan-02-10 06:45 PM   #24 
     - No, I didn't see one either.  undeterred   Jan-02-10 06:48 PM   #25 
        - It appeared that you did. I'm sorry if I misread you. n/t  Pithlet   Jan-02-10 06:50 PM   #26 
     - Thrift stores, freecycle, craigslist, re-use.  Luminous Animal   Jan-06-10 11:01 AM   #52 
  - A good friend's mother was one of Sam's most trusted employees  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-02-10 09:46 AM   #6 
  - Be wise, Unionize! knr nt  Union Yes   Jan-02-10 09:48 AM   #7 
  - +1  dana_b   Jan-02-10 12:59 PM   #18 
  - Gotta give him credit - he was smart  XanaDUer   Jan-02-10 10:05 AM   #11 
  - Thats the trouble with slimy, it sometimes gets credit for smart. If one has too  pundaint   Jan-03-10 04:20 AM   #39 
     - This is why we need unions and regulations  XanaDUer   Jan-03-10 08:09 AM   #41 
        - Having a union is not the ONLY answer, it has to be a GOOD union, I  madmom   Jan-04-10 09:05 AM   #43 
  - Come to Dubai and I will show the 'REAL' price of the Chinese goods Walmart is selling  JCMach1   Jan-02-10 12:36 PM   #16 
  - K&R  dajoki   Jan-02-10 12:47 PM   #17 
  - K&R.  Vidar   Jan-02-10 02:01 PM   #19 
  - K&R  IRemember   Jan-02-10 03:27 PM   #20 
  - K&R  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Jan-02-10 05:48 PM   #22 
  - k&r  Electric Monk   Jan-02-10 07:53 PM   #28 
  - Is their new Golden Arsehole logo part of the makeover?  Cowpunk   Jan-02-10 09:23 PM   #29 
  - I have a love/hate relationship with Wallyworld  HBravo   Jan-02-10 10:22 PM   #30 
  - Really? I have a Hate/Hate relationship with them.  PassingFair   Jan-02-10 10:28 PM   #31 
  - Not to mention the tens if not hundreds of thousands  nevergiveup   Jan-02-10 10:46 PM   #32 
  - some small retail stores are coming back due to changes at WM  DollyM   Jan-03-10 12:06 AM   #35 
  - What about Lowe's and Home Depot? Did they not help in the demise of the hometown hardware store?  madmom   Jan-04-10 09:11 AM   #44 
     - There are still no Lowes or Home Depot stores  nevergiveup   Jan-04-10 09:26 PM   #46 
        - I also live in rural America, I see Lowe's and Home Depot everywhere I go. Just  madmom   Jan-05-10 07:52 AM   #48 
           - I don't disagree with you premise  nevergiveup   Jan-06-10 09:05 AM   #49 
  - "A nation where prosperity is broadly shared"...  burning rain   Jan-03-10 12:15 AM   #36 
  - Low prices until you get to the cash register and pay the high sales tax. n/t  Joe the Liberal   Jan-03-10 03:06 AM   #38 
  - "I'll fire anyone who cashes the check." He actually GOT AWAY with that?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jan-04-10 08:44 AM   #42 
  - Wal*Mart Thrives on the People's Demise  BeatleBoot   Jan-04-10 09:35 PM   #47 

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