Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Vulcan, Michigan
A lot of people badmouth Walmart, but it's nothing more than a capitalistic American success story. It started as nothing more than a mom and pop establishment ran by a man with a vision and ambition.
Why is it so successful? It has what people want - selection and comparatively low prices. And did I mention convenience!
Some don't remember the "good old days" when you went to one store for groceries, one for clothes, one for electronics, one for tools, one for kitchen ware, one for bicycles, one for guns, ammo, and sporting goods, etc, etc. And a half day could easily be spent driving around from store to store.
And now places like Amazon are giving Walmart a run for it's money by offering the convenience of to your door fast, free shipping. Times change, and to survive retailers have to change too!