Friday, August 12, 2011

Wal-Mart in New York?

With Wal-Mart trying to get a foothold in the New York metro area, many people are taking sides on whether Wal-Mart will benefit or harm New Yorkers.  Frontline had a great episode a few years back called Is Wal-Mart Good for America that did a great job of examining Wal-Mart's policies.  Also check out the national bestseller The Wal-Mart Effect, which also does a great job of examining Wal-Mart's policies and practices in addition to examining the grand changes Wal-Mart has had on the American consumer and business.  Also read about the education donations Wal-Mart has made to New York City schools and the controversies surrounding them here and here.

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