Wal-Mart Ditches Hippy-Dippy-Trippy, Returns to its Core Customer Base

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    Looks like stocking the shelves with organic wheat grass and twigs, and the whole granola head "going green" propaganda went over like a fart in church, with the retail chain's long-time core customer base....Let the sniffing and derision from the usual suspect hoity-toity leftist snobs commence!

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    Cheese Whiz is back! :thup:
     
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    Makes sense...

    Who the hell do they think shops at WalMart?
     
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    Seriously. What an idiotic business decision that was...:lol:
     
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    When you have to feed and cloth your kids, and have to count the coins in the jar to do so.

    You don't give a fig if Joe the Plumber helped make them or Jet Li's little brother did.

    there was nothing wrong with the food or cloths for kids at wal-mart.

    Just don't buy anything there you plan to keep for a few years.
     
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    i assure you i have crossed them wal mart doors.....there are some things i just cant find elsewhere or the price is 3 or 4 dollars more...but i do try to buy american as much as i can afford
     
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    o come now....that is hardly fare.....poor fashion sense is poor fashion sense....no matter what the income....
     
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    and please show me where i have claimed to be 'tolerant'
     
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    Good for WalMart. They got GORED, but stopped the suicidal march before it became fatal.
     
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    If every penny counts....WalMart is the place to go

    Stretches your dollar about 20%
     
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    Yeah, that didn't seem like too bright of a move.

    Whole Foods seems to be doing fine.
     
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    hmmm i find many of the prices at walmart to be the same or more than other places......now on the things they do have the better prices on...it will be a good difference....

    i dont trust the meat at walmart
     
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    If yall have space to store things.

    Join Sams Club.

    Some things in there are twice the size [or you get 2 normal sized taped together] for the cost of just under the price of one.
     
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    you are forced to settle for very few options at a sam's club....two or three varieties at most
     
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    Yes they are. They target a different customer set (although an overlapping one in many areas) than does WalMart.

    I love WF - it is a well run company. There employee health care plan should be a model for the country, but they have been massively attacked by the left for it. It give employees CHOICE and the ability to roll over money into health savings accounts.
     
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    i am still waiting for 2 thumbs to tell me how being against bad fashion is intolerant
     
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    Public ridicule of fat people, even with poor taste in clothing.

    Is cruel.

    Specifically saying that this is how people that shop at wal-mart look is an insult to everyone trying to get by.
     

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