Comments on: Wal-Mart scandal demands spirit of Sam Walton http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2012/04/23/wal-mart-scandal-demands-spirit-of-sam-walton/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:26:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Woobaloo http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2012/04/23/wal-mart-scandal-demands-spirit-of-sam-walton/comment-page-1/#comment-9094 Wed, 25 Apr 2012 15:49:01 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/?p=10936#comment-9094 We didn’t know what was going on. Morelia, a 475 year old Mexican colonial town, population close to 1 million, had several local Mexican supermarket chain stores, Comercial Mexicana, Soriana, Aurrerá. Wal-Mart owns also all of the over 30 large supermarket stores from Aurrerá in this town alone. They had one Wal-Mart Super Center, the type you rarely see in California. Suddenly, in less than two years, Walmart has set up three more Super-Centers and many smaller size convenience stores in town, most very close to their rival Mexican chains, like Soriana, Mexicana, Oxxo and others. Other chains have had to struggle with government commercial red tape for setting up a new store and most have not been able to succeed due to official controls. One issue we have failed to recognize is that the recently new ruling party, the PAN, seems to be showing that they can also fall into corruption when the price is right.

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By: D.D.T.KOOL-AID http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2012/04/23/wal-mart-scandal-demands-spirit-of-sam-walton/comment-page-1/#comment-9091 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 04:36:12 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/?p=10936#comment-9091 Correct me if I’m wrong, but I understand that if you want a job at WALMART in Mexico, because jobs are so scarce and hard to come by, you have to volunteer to work for 40 hours for FREE before they consider even letting you fill out an application or have an interview…
Hows that for “high expectations”?

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