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Presentation: What Happens to Local Businesses When Walmart Moves In?

| Written by Stacy Mitchell | 1 Comment | Updated on Aug 22, 2012 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

This brief presentation looks at how Walmart could impact local businesses if it’s allowed to expand into urban areas.


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Stacy Mitchell is a senior researcher with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, where she directs initiatives on independent business and community banking. She is the author of Big-Box Swindle and also produces a popular monthly newsletter, the Hometown Advantage Bulletin.  Connect with her on twitter and catch her recent TEDx Talk: Why We Can’t Shop Our Way to a Better Economy. More

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