Hillary Clinton may have returned a contribution from Wal-Mart, and Barack Obama’s wife may also be distancing herself from the company, but the country’s largest retailer is trying to win other friends in high places with its own quiet campaign in New York.
Without much fanfare, Wal-Mart has joined Read More
When Wal-Mart does something, it’s hard not to notice. Especially in New York, where the mere rumor of the world’s largest retailer opening its first store has been enough to send protesters into the streets and set politicians screaming in front of television cameras.
The name of the famously anti-union company has become so Read More
While we're on the subject of Wal-Mart…
A reader brought it to my attention that the co-chair of the state agency charged withdeveloping business in New York gave away about $30,000 of stock in Wal-Mart and another company in order to avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest.
Empire State Read More