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The Growth of Walmart

Watch Walmart take the United States by swarm.

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Walmart: taxpayer-subsidized low prices

While the economy tries to pull out of its downward spiral, consumers are flocking to discount department stores like Walmart, looking for the cheapest products they can find. But Walmart’s prices are low for a reason: its business model includes relying on public benefits and services for everything from store security to employee healthcare.

So if you shop at Walmart, make sure to pick up something for your neighbors, because their tax dollars subsidized those “great deals.”

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