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Where are All the Customers? And Where’s Their Money?

Mark1963 Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 7:27 PM
Maybe all prices would drop sharply, if the excessive regulations all business comply with were severely reduced.

Here's an interesting story from Friday regarding sales at Walmart that just came my way: Wal-Mart Executives Sweat Slow February Start in E-Mails.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had the worst sales start to a month in seven years as payroll-tax increases hit shoppers already battling a slow economy, according to internal e-mails obtained by Bloomberg News.

"In case you haven’t seen a sales report these days, February MTD sales are a total disaster,” Jerry Murray, Wal-Mart’s vice president of...