Fast Company: The Wal-Mart You Don’t Know

Wal-Mart keeps its prices low by keeping pressure on its suppliers, according to this article in the December Fast Company. Productivity gains at Wal-Mart alone account for 12% of the overall economy’s productivity gains in the late 1990s. “Wal-Mart no longer has any real rivals. It does more business than Target, Sears, Kmart, J.C. Penney, Safeway, and Kroger combined.”

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