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Walmart Designed a Fuel-Efficient Truck That Actually Looks Pretty Cool

It's 20 percent more aerodynamic and 4,000 pounds lighter than the current options.

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Why a Minimum Wage Hike Could Be Good for Walmart

The retail behemoth might not feel much pain from a hike, but some of its competitors would.

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Why Anti-Big Box Laws May Actually Be Bad For Small Retailers

The real threat doesn't come from the Walmart Supercenter. It comes from Walmart Express.

The Hidden Beauty of a Walmart Store

A short documentary follows an artist as he paints the inside of the supermarket chain.

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When Low-Wage Workers Can't Afford the Food They Stock Themselves

The awkward ethics of a Walmart food drive.

Reuters

The Problem With Living Wage Bills Aimed at Walmart

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray just vetoed a measure that would have effectively established two very different minimum wages in the city.

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Here Come the Biggest Walmart Protests Since Black Friday

The push for Walmart to pay its workers a living wage of $25,000 goes national today as employees plan protests in 15 cities.

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Exactly When Is a City Strong Enough to Spar With Walmart?

A delicate calculation.

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Is This What an Urban 'Big Box Store' Should Look Like?

Target's new Los Angeles space aims for urban chic. Do they miss the mark?

Reuters

Radiating Death: How Walmart Displaces Nearby Small Businesses

The closer they are, the more they fall.

Reuters

Walmart and the Climate of Hatred

A recent study connecting the presence of Walmarts with hate groups makes a number of problematic logical leaps.

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The Unstoppable Spread of Walmart

The store's march across America, in maps.

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The Failure of Walmart's Sustainability Measures

The retail giant's push has generated a lot of publicity, but it's not fixing the fundamental problems.

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If Walmart Were a City

Worldwide, the retail giant's stores cover as much land as Miami.

Reuters

At Charlotte's New Walmart, a Transit Promise Unfulfilled

The city pledged transit-oriented development around the store — so why is it building roads?

Reuters/Carlos Barria

Why Americans Love Chain Stores: A Psychological Perspective

If we're so fiercely independent, why do we choose familiarity when we shop?