Post Tagged with: "Wal-Mart"

May 22, 2012 04:28

Organic food police fail in Wal-Mart attack

We’d all be better off if these ridiculous attacks on conventional and biotech (and organic) foods were simply thrown out with the garbage.

April 26, 2012 08:26

Wal-Mart, The Victim of Extortion

[T]o do serious business in America requires vast campaign contributions to several layers of elected politicians, an army of lobbyists in Washington, retired government employees on your board and public devotion to the American civic religion. It goes on every year and restarts every election cycle. .. It’s easier and more efficient in Mexico. You pay bribes directly.

October 26, 2011 05:28

Holiday Price Wars Begin Because “Price Matters”

Even if spending does not drop, expect profits to drop on reduced markups and increased discounts.

October 20, 2011 08:01

Multi-billionaire Steve Jobs and Occupy Wall Street

Either Steve Jobs is among the worst of profit-seeking capitalists (even if he got rich largely without government privileges) — the worst 1% of the repugnant 1% — or he’s not. And if Steve Jobs is honored for the way his corporate juggernaut made life better for most of us, then so should Sam Walton be and for the same reason.

April 29, 2011 06:29

More price hikes coming in consumer goods

Proctor & Gamble CEO says prices are going up in June on laundry detergents, hand and auto dish washing products, Iams pet nutrition, Head & Shoulders, Metamucil, paper towels, toilet paper, diapers and wipes.

April 1, 2011 07:16

Wal-Mart Says “Serious” Inflation Is Coming

For many years Wal-Mart has been famous for their “low prices”, so for the head of Wal-Mart to publicly warn that much higher prices are coming is more than a little alarming.

September 22, 2010 04:26

Unions caught scab handed

The UFCW, United Food & Commercial Workers union, pickets Wal-Mart over low wages and lack of benefits with non union minimum wage temp workers without benefits. But its all Wal-Mart’s fault.

February 14, 2010 06:00

In Black Caucus, a Fund-Raising Powerhouse

Most political groups in Washington would have been barred by law from accepting that kind of direct aid from corporations. But by taking advantage of political finance laws, the caucus has built a fund-raising juggernaut unlike anything else in town.