The "Wal-Mart" Effect
How an Out-of-town Superstore Became a Superpower
By (author) Charles Fishman
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Wal-Mart Effect by Charles Fishman
Book DescriptionCharles Fishman takes us into the heart of the biggest company on earth, ever, to show how the 'Wal-Mart effect' shapes lives everywhere, whether for cleaners in America, bicycle-makers in China or salmon farmers in Chile. Now Wal-Mart's influence is so great it can determine everything from working practices to market forces themselves, Fishman asks: how did a shop manage to do all this? And what will the ultimate cost of low prices be?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780141019796
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Drawing on unprecedented interviews with former Wal-Mart executives and a wealth of staggering data--including facts such as this: Americans spend $36 million an hour at Wal-Mart stores--this text is an intimate look at a business that is dramatically reshaping the American economy.
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Author Biography - Charles Fishman
Charles Fishman is a senior editor at Fast Company. In 2005 he was awarded the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award, the highest award in business journalism, and he had been a finalist for the Loeb in three of the last four years. In 2004 his story about Wal-Mart was given the New York Press Club's award for the best magazine story about business. He has appeared regularly on NPR, CNN and Fox News.
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