People will never agree on Wal-Mart, which upsets many of us to no end. We can only hope that communities will realize there is another way to economic revitalization and job growth. Here is an example of two Virginia towns: Abingdon, where downtown is thriving and curses Wal-Mart. And then Grundy, VA, where Wal-Mart is coming into town and everyone believes that it will save the town and bring it back from the brink of extinction.
Normally, I wouldn’t post about an article and just leave the link, but this is worthy of your time and thought. And contrasting opinions are always good.
Thanks to Elyse for sending the article my way!