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The Wal-Mart Effect by Charles Fishman

The Wal-Mart Effect

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The Wal-Mart Effect by Charles Fishman
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Dec 26, 2006 | ISBN 9780143038788

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Praise

“The best Wal-Mart expose yet . . . as measured by depth and breadth of research, writing style, and evenhanded treatment.” The Denver Post

“Highly readable, incisive, precise, and even elegant.” San Francisco Chronicle

“The Wal-Mart Effect is an interesting look at how big corporations affect our planet in positive and negative ways. The strength . . . is in the stories about the lives that Wal-Mart has touched, set against the backdrop of an astounding array of data.” USA Today

“Insightful.” BusinessWeek

“The Wal-Mart Effect saunters through the influential economic ‘ecosystem’ that the discount chain represents with clarity, compelling nuance, and refreshing objectivity.” The Christian Science Monitor

“A must-read if one is even to begin understanding the global dominance of Wal-Mart.” The Washington Post

Table Of Contents

The Wal-Mart EffectOne. Who Knew Shopping Was So Important?
Two. Sam Walton’s Ten-Pound Bass
Three. Makin Bacon, A Wal-Mart Fairy Tale
Four. The Squeeze
Five. The Man Who Said No to Wal-Mart
Six. What Do We Actually Know About Wal-Mart?
Seven. Salmon, Shirts, and the Meaning of Low Prices
Eight. The Power of Pennies
Nine. Wal-Mart and the Decent Society
Epilogue. Peoria, September 2005

Afterword
Acknowledgments
Source Notes
Index

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