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Walmart’s New New York Invasion Attempt

Posted by invizweb on November 7, 2009

Thanks to Greg from Disinfo for bringing this story to our attention.

Ellen T on the Gothamist wrote:

Walmart, the largest U.S. private employer, is strongly anti-union and UFCW grocery workers’ union and its political allies have done their job keeping the chain on city outskirts. However, Saint Consulting found the number of people who would oppose a new Wal-Mart in their neighborhood dropped from 68% two years ago to 56% this year. Wal-Mart has gotten a “new respect from politicians, from economists and from the media,” said a company spokesperson, and apparently the retail behemoth has also devoted charitable giving to black charities in urban areas, like Chicago, Philadelphia and NYC.

The full article here.



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