The Wal-Mart Effect

Charles Fishman talked about his book, The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World’s Most Powerful Company Really Works--and How It’s Transforming the… read more

Charles Fishman talked about his book, The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World’s Most Powerful Company Really Works--and How It’s Transforming the American Economy, published by Penguin Press HC. Mr. Fishman described Wal-Mart as the most influential company in the world, detailing the store’s effect on suppliers, local retailers and the environment. He explained that while consumers continue to benefit from lower prices, the turnover rate of Wal-Mart employees is very high and a significant number of factory jobs have been sent overseas. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions. close

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Program ID:
191641-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2006 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2006 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 18, 2006 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2006 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 2006 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 22, 2006 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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