• In
    a recent press briefing in Bentonville, Arkansas, Wal-Mart CEO Lee
    Scott Jr. announced the corporation could not afford to pay living
    family wages to its workers in a manner similar to what its competitors
    Costco, Safeway, Giant and Kroger currently do.

  • Wal-Mart
    does more business than Target, Sears, Kmart, J.C. Penney, Safeway
    and Kroger combined.
  • Wal-Mart
    one of the largest profit-making corporations in the world, with 1.4
    million employees, 5,000 stores, and annual sales of a quarter of
    a trillion dollars.
  • Wal-Mart’s
    profits, after all expenses, have nearly doubled in the last four years,
    from six billion dollars in 2001 to ten billion dollars in 2004.
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