People long for an American economy in a world that no longer exists, where Main Streets flourished with mom and pop shops, and a chocolate shake cost 50 cents. That is no longer what the world looks like. That economy is dead or dying, and this new world is less predictable. It moves two quickly sometimes for us to keep up, workers have less job security and Main Street is no longer the center of American commerce, but Wal-Mart does its part to help America.
Saving people money to help them live better was the goal that Sam Walton envisioned when he opened the doors to the first Wal-Mart more than 40 years ago.
Wal-Mart's "good concept" involved huge stores offering customers a wide variety of name-brand goods at deep disco...