The Wal-Mart Effect

The Wal-Mart Effect : How an Out-of-town Superstore Became a Superpower

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Charles 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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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 24mm | 222.26g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141019794
  • 9780141019796
  • 386,170

About 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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