An Empire Built on Bargains
Remakes the Working World
Los Angeles Times
November 23, 2003
Wal-Mart is so powerful that it moves the economies of entire countries, bringing profit and pain. The prices can’t be beat, but the wages can.
By Abigail Goldman and Nancy Cleeland, Times Staff Writers
LAS VEGAS — Chastity Ferguson kept watch over four sleepy children late one Friday as she flipped a pack of corn dogs into a cart at her new favorite grocery store: Wal-Mart.