The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Most Powerful Company Really Works--and How It's Transforming the American Economy

The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Most Powerful Company Really Works--and How It's Transforming the American Economy

Charles Fishman


Wal-Mart isn’t simply the world’s largest corporation, it truly is most likely the world’s such a lot written-about. yet no publication until eventually this one has controlled to penetrate its wall of silence or transcend the standard polemics to investigate its genuine results on its shoppers, employees, and providers. Drawing on extraordinary interviews with former Wal-Mart executives and a wealth of miraculous information (e.g., american citizens spend $36 million an hour at Wal-Mart shops, and in 2004 its progress by myself used to be greater than the full profit of 469 of the Fortune 500), The Wal-Mart Effect is an intimate glance at a company that's dramatically reshaping our lives.

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