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Description: The world’s largest retailer is shutting many of its stores this week, leaving many to wonder what life after Walmart will be like.

Source: NBCNew.com – video report

Date: Feb 10, 2016

Link: http://www.nbcnews.com/video/walmart-store-closures-sending-shockwaves-across-small-town-america-610208323721

Questions for Discussions:

  • How did Walmart’s decision to open these stores in smaller markets affect local competitors?
  • Can it be argued that the Walmart closures might be a good thing for local businesses?
  • How has the “profit motive” driven Walmart’s decisions?

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