Tuesday, January 25, 2005

There's Something About Wal*Mart

We often hear how great Wal-Mart is to the communities in which it resides. We never really hear anything else in the mainstream media however. Turns out that this is because the networks won't air anti-WM advertisements for fear of retaliation from the retailing giant. Here's something they don't mention in their ads:

Today Wal-Mart uses over 3,000 Chinese factories to produce its goods—almost as many factories as it has stores in the U.S. (3,600). (Source: L.A. Times)

If you are interested in more information, check out: Purple Ocean. Their goal appears to be to spread the information out to as many people as possible. Thanks David for the link.