The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Most Powerful Company Really Works--And How It's Transforming the American Economy

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Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2006-12-1 Pages: 320 Publisher:. Penguin Wal-Mart is not just the world's biggest company. it isprobably the world's most written-about But no book until this onehas managed to penetrate its wall of silence or go beyond the usualpolemics to analyze its actual effects on its customers. workers. and suppliers. Drawing on unprecedented interviews with formerWal-Mart executives and a wealth of staggering data (eg. Americans spend 36 million an hour at Wal-Mart stores. and in 2004its growth alone was bigger than the total revenue of 469 of theFortune 500). The Wal-Mart Effect is an intimate look at a businessthat is dramatically reshaping our lives.

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Wal-Mart isn't just the world's biggest company, it is probably the world's most written-about. But no book until this one has managed to penetrate its wall of silence or go beyond the usual polemics to analyze its actual effects on its customers, workers, and suppliers. Drawing on unprecedented interviews with former Wal-Mart executives and a wealth of staggering data (e.g., Americans spend $36 million an hour at Wal-Mart stores, and in 2004 its growth alone was bigger than the total revenue of 469 of the Fortune 500), The Wal-Mart Effect is an intimate look at a business that is dramatically reshaping our lives.

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"The Wal-Mart Effect" is an interesting look at how big corporations affect our planet in positive and negative ways. The strength . . . is in the stories about the lives that Wal-Mart has touched, set against the backdrop of an astounding array of data. ("USA Today")

The best Wal-Mart expos yet . . . as measured by depth and breadth of research, writing style, and evenhanded treatment. ("The Denver Post")

The best Wal-Mart exposA(c) yet . . . as measured by depth and breadth of research, writing style, and evenhanded treatment. ("The Denver Post")

Insightful. ("BusinessWeek")

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The best Wal-Mart expos? yet . . . as measured by depth and breadth of research, writing style, and evenhanded treatment. ("The Denver Post")

Highly readable, incisive, precise, and even elegant. ("San Francisco Chronicle")

"The Wal-Mart Effect" saunters through the influential economic ?ecosystem? that the discount chain represents with clarity, compelling nuance, and refreshing objectivity. ("The Christian Science Monitor")

A must-read if one is even to begin understanding the global dominance of Wal-Mart. ("The Washington Post")

The best Wal-Mart expose yet . . . as measured by depth and breadth of research, writing style, and evenhanded treatment. (The Denver Post)

Highly readable, incisive, precise, and even elegant. (San Francisco Chronicle)

The Wal-Mart Effect is an interesting look at how big corporations affect our planet in positive and negative ways. The strength . . . is in the stories about the lives that Wal-Mart has touched, set against the backdrop of an astounding array of data. (USA Today)

Insightful. (BusinessWeek)

The Wal-Mart Effect saunters through the influential economic 'ecosystem' that the discount chain represents with clarity, compelling nuance, and refreshing objectivity. (The Christian Science Monitor)

A must-read if one is even to begin understanding the global dominance of Wal-Mart. (The Washington Post)

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