WAL-MART BREAKS THE LAW, GETS PUNISHED, WINS ANYWAY
- Wal-Mart breaks the law, gets punished, wins anyway [Las Vegas (Nev.) Sun]
Here is how Wal-Mart, at a cost of a couple of thousand dollars, illegally beat back an attempt to unionize its stores in Nevada.
PAYING FOR SAFETY: HIGHER TOY PRICES MAY BE AROUND THE CORNER
- Consumers Could Face Higher Toy Prices [Associated Press]
Shoppers have become accustomed to cheap playthings from China because Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and other discounters have waged cost-cutting campaigns. Critics say real safeguards were sacrificed to keep prices low, however.
- Wal-Mart ad goes down the tubes [Chicago Sun-Times]
Maybe we should blame YouTube. The online community site that has become such a hugely popular destination for young people -- and increasingly an older demographic -- to view all manner of homemade videos looks to have had a huge influence on the debut brand campaign from the Martin Agency in Richmond, Va., for discount retailing behemoth Wal-Mart.