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Cathy Hotka

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Walmart Can't Wait for Black Friday to Begin

November 12, 2012

FROM RETAILWIRE:
Ten p.m. must have been too late a start for Walmart last Thanksgiving. This year the retailer has decided that it will swing open its doors at eight o'clock in a rush to capture greater share of consumer expenditures this holiday season. How much advantage do Walmart and others gain by opening hours earlier than the competition?      [more...]

MY COMMENTARY:

What a shame. What's next, staying open on Christmas Day? We can hope that their customer base rejects tasteless moves like this, and I feel sorry for their employees.

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