Also from Tom Redd...
Retailing with Precision
December 5, 2012
As the largest retailer in the world, Walmart is a very big target for media. Still it's perplexing that the company has chosen to stop talking to a major media outlet, The Huffington Post. Do retailers "cut off their nose to spite their face" when they refuse to speak with major media outlets? [more...]
It is the retailer's choice to deal with the press as they wish. Serve the shopper, care for your associates, and tightly control inventory and promotions. That is their job as a proven, winning retailer that people like me depend on. The press? That is their choice.