TITLE

Studies Highlight Wal-Mart's Impact

AUTHOR(S)
Ellis, Kristi
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
SN: Supermarket News;11/14/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 46, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on several economic studies released by Wal-Mart Stores in the U.S. in 2005. Economic research, analysis and forecasting company Global Insight was hired by Wal-Mart to conduct a study on the economic impact of Wal-Mart on local communities and the national economy. The study revealed that the expansion of Wal-Mart from 1985 to 2004 has led to a decline in commodity prices. The retail store company has also impacted on the country's retail employment.
ACCESSION #
19055866

 

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