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Is Walmart Evil?

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A description of how global Walmart is as an MNC and 20 facts about the company

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Walmart is shown to be a giant global influence that is cutting its US job base to cut production costs, depriving the US economy.

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Walmart and Asda see profits rise

Walmart and Asda see profits rise | Walmart - MNC case study | Scoop.it
The world's biggest retailer Wal-Mart, which owns the UK chain Asda, says profits in the three months to April nudged higher.
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The BBC article shows that, even despite a recession, that the MNC is still profitable.

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Walmart to bypass Bangladesh accord

Walmart to bypass Bangladesh accord | Walmart - MNC case study | Scoop.it
Walmart, the world's largest retailer, will conduct its own safety inspections at its Bangladesh factories following a deadly building collapse.
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Wal-Mart fined over hazardous waste

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Wal-Mart agrees to pay $82m (£54m) in civil and criminal charges after pleading guilty to dumping hazardous waste in California and Missouri.
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ASDA: Abuse, long hours and low pay in Asda's showcase factories | Labour Behind the Label

ASDA: Abuse, long hours and low pay in Asda's showcase factories | Labour Behind the Label | Walmart - MNC case study | Scoop.it
Workers at Asda’s “showcase” clothing factories, which are supposed to offer improved pay and conditions, report being slapped, having their hair pulled and regularly working 60 hour weeks, according to ActionAid's new report.
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Asda, the British branch of Walmart, is again seen to exploit workers rights (working 60 hour weeks) to cut down costs.

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Striking Workers, Bangladeshi Activist Challenge Walmart on Labour Conditions at Stores & Factories

Striking Workers, Bangladeshi Activist Challenge Walmart on Labour Conditions at Stores & Factories | Walmart - MNC case study | Scoop.it
As celebrities including Tom Cruise and Hugh Jackman celebrated Wal-Mart at its annual meeting last week, workers and activists converged to demand sweeping changes at the company’s U.S. stores and global factories.
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Again, the article shows how an MNC will take adavantage of poorer workers to cut operating costs.

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Wal-Mart suspends Indian staff

Wal-Mart suspends Indian staff | Walmart - MNC case study | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, suspends a "few associates" at its joint venture in India amid an ongoing probe into bribery allegations.
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