After carving up the once lovingly cared-for downtowns of Small Town America, Wal-Mart launched a frontal assault on mom-and-pop businesses all over the globe. With 1.5 million employees operating more than 3, 500 stores, Wal-Mart is now the world’s largest private employer.
In this third edition of HOW WAL-MART IS DESTROYING AMERICA (AND THE WORLD), intrepid Texas newspaperman Bill Quinn continues the fight. Featuring detailed accounts of Wal-Mart’s questionable business practices and the latest information on Wal-Mart lawsuits, vendor issues, and efforts to stop expansion, Quinn shows why Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., is arguably the most feared and despised corporation in the world.
Whether you’re a customer fed up with Wal-Mart’s false claims, a vendor squeezed by strong-arm tactics, a worker pushed to increase the Waltons’ bottom line, or a concerned citizen trying to save your hometown, this book will show you how to get Wal-Mart off your back and out of your backyard.
*A tell-all guide to Wal-Mart’s business and employment practices with tips for fighting back.
*Recent charges of sexual discrimination against Wal-Mart precipitated the biggest class action lawsuit in U.S.history.
*A recent study by the University of California at Berkeley estimated that Wal-Mart’s employment policies cost California taxpayers $86 million per year.