Submitted by DCblogger on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 10:00pm
Submitted by Tony Wikrent on Sat, 02/16/2013 - 12:00am
Cross-posted from Real Economics.
WalMart executives are freaking out over lousy sales, according to this article in Business Insider. After a disastrous January, one WalMart exec wrote in an email that February sales so far are a "total disaster," according to a Bloomberg news story.
“In case you haven’t seen a sales report these days, February MTD sales are a total disaster,” Jerry Murray, WalMart’s vice president of finance and logistics, said in a Feb. 12 e-mail to other executives, referring to month-to-date sales. “The worst start to a month I have seen in my ~7 years with the company.” Read below the fold...
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Submitted by libbyliberal on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:16pm
Please Pledge To Boycott Walmart This Black Friday!
It’s time to support Walmart workers who are fighting for an economy that works for all of us – let’s support their strike this Black Friday by not crossing the picket line.
Why are Walmart workers standing up all across the country?
Watch the youtube!
“Because we live in America, we work for the world’s largest company, and we’re still not making it.”
“Because I have to choose between paying my bills and having enough to eat.” Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 12:33pm
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Submitted by DCblogger on Fri, 05/06/2011 - 4:42pm
Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke at work
CEO: Wal-Mart Shoppers 'Running Out Of Money'
On the same day that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced the economy continues to make a moderate recovery, Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke delivered a different assessment.
Wal-Mart customers, he said, are running out of money at a faster pace. He sees it in end-of-the-month sales figures, when sales drop off more sharply than in the past. Read below the fold...
Submitted by libbyliberal on Thu, 04/14/2011 - 1:17am
(572 Obama-dumping days until 2012 election-Hugh's Obama's Scandals List)
The Related Companies, housed in New York City's Time Warner Building, is in talks to lease Walmart space to build their first store in New York City. Anti-employee Walmart is reported to be intending to followup with 100 more. The performing flash mob did a good job expressing protest over New Yorkers not getting any say in this!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEI0jx5-8MQ Read below the fold...
Submitted by SteveAudio on Sun, 01/13/2008 - 4:44pm
Submitted by lambert on Wed, 10/18/2006 - 10:08am
This is what the corporatists are planning for all of us, so pay attention:
[Morning shift] mployees at a Wal-Mart Super Center in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. walked out in protest against the new policies and rallied outside the store, shouting "We want justice" and criticizing the company's recent policies as "inhuman." Workers said the number of participants was about 200, or nearly all of the people on the shift. Read below the fold...