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The Wal-Mart effect

how the world"s most powerful company really works, and how it"s transforming the American economy

by Charles Fishman

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wal-Mart (Firm),
  • Discount houses (Retail trade) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-283) and index

    StatementCharles Fishman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5429.215.U6 F57 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17191062M
    ISBN 101594200769
    LC Control Number2005054826

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