Archive for the 'Sam’s Club' Category

SAM’S CLUB WANTS TO GO UPSCALE…?

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

I learned a fact about Walmart today that I never knew before: households earning $45,000 a year are the Bentonvile Behemoths sweet spot. Not coincidentally, I’m sure, the most recent figure (2013) for the median household income in the Unites States s $51,939. So, Walmart wants to low-ball the median by just a skosh. Sam’s […]

2,300 DIVIDED BY 575 EQUALS…

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

When any issue or event involves Walmart, scale must be considered. What might seem insignificant in one case becomes a headline when stretched across the Bentonvile Behemoth’s empire. Such is this story about Walmart deciding to layoff, in a manner—60 days notice and a severance check—might be considered un-Walmartish. Walmart announced on Friday that about […]