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Wow, touchy subject.

In my original post my purpose was not to slam Walmart or their employees. It was to put some numbers (though very general) to Selena's "request" that Walmart pony up for an extended benefits plan as that was part of the point of her article.

I'd like to get back to that topic and see what people think Walmart should do, even if we're just using the numbers I provided.

Personally, I think Walmart would lose considerable market share if it hiked prices 12%, just as I'm sure the stock would be hit very hard if they cut profits 12.5% per year. The $1,000 raise would also cut profits significantly. So it comes to this. I don't think Walmart even has a choice but to continue with the status quo. The repurcusions are too big for the company.

Simon
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