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WALMART Your Favorite Store ??????

The owners of one of America's premiere retail corporations is comprised of five of the ten richest people in the world, all from the same family.
Their personal wealth eclipses $100 BILLION dollars.
Last year the companies CEO was paid a cool $11.5 million, more than the annual salaries of 765 of his employees combined!
The company's profits are over $7 BILLION annually.
In these difficult economic times how do they do it? (The above information can be found in "Thieves in High Places" , James Hightower, The Penguin Group, New York, NY, 2003 p. 166 - 193.)

Now you know how they can claim, "Always low prices."
Wal-Mart is the largest corporation in the world, larger than General Motors and ExxonMobil.
Wal-Mart will reap over 250 billion in sales in 2003, which is larger then the entire gross national product of Israel and Ireland combined.
It has over 1.3 million employees.
It sells more groceries, jewelry, photo processing, dog food, and vitamins than any other chain in the world.
Wal-Mart is owned by the Walton family.
Please feel free to circulate this memo to everyone on your email lists.
Only we, the citizens of this great country can stop this race to the bottom.


2004-05-01 Sat 22:09ct