Is Walmart Really Worse than Other Big Box Chains?

As Walmart makes a push into New York City, it’s worth looking at how it’s practices relate to other big box stores already operating there.

Detroit Resident Calls Bullshit on “Food Desert” Propaganda

Though not every neighborhood is served, Detroit has many local independent grocers, including ground-breaking models.

Walmart Poised to Take Over South African Retail

Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, is close to agreeing a deal marking its first foray into Africa after bidding 16.5bn rand (£1.5bn) for control of South Africa’s Massmart.

Walmart Renews Push Into New York City with Smaller Scale Stores

To close an analysts meeting last month, a choir of Walmart associates belted out “New York, New York.” A few days later, the Arkansas retail giant announced that it had hired Bradley Tusk, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s former campaign manager, to bolster its efforts to open a store in the Big Apple.

Wal-Mart vs. a Million Angry Women

Wal-Mart Stores, which owns the Sam’s Club chain, is being sued for discrimination on behalf of more than a million female employees.

Walmart, Costco and Others Exploit State Energy Tax Credit Program

Walmart took advantage of a provision in Oregon’s Business Energy Tax Credit that allows third parties with no ties to the green power industry to buy renewable energy credits at a discount and reduce their state income tax bills.

Wal-Mart Plays the Victim

Wal-Mart is complaining about collusion among its adversaries, which is hypocritical given that it uses every trick at its disposal – including the funding of front groups – to advance its expansion efforts.