A Wal-Mart Kind of Town

Wal-Mart. Whoah.

Crain’s is reporting the results of a survey showing a slim majority–51 percent–of New Yorkers favor the invasion of the city by Wal-Mart chain stores:

A new Quinnipiac University poll found that 74% of city voters agree that Wal-Mart’s lower prices hurt smaller businesses. Yet 70% agreed that the low prices benefit people who shop there.


– Tom McGeveran A Wal-Mart Kind of Town