In part, it was because Walton framed his cheapness as a crusade on behalf of the lowly consumer and as a quest for a better life for all Americans.
David Glass is named chief executive officer. According to a report in The Nation, stores even administer personality tests to applicants to screen out potential union sympathizers. An extensive search of cases against Target doesn't turn up any similar accusations, and while Costco does face a gender discrimination class action, it involves hundreds of women, not millions.
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The study adjusts for the fact that Wal-Mart stores tend to be in lower-income areas. But character also played a role. In response, Wal-Mart has noted that the Berkeley Labor Center receives 10 percent of its funds from organized labor. This year, Walmart had a presence in 45 states which by this time expanded into IdahoMontanaand Oregonas well as Puerto Rico.