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post #1 of 4 Old Sep 15th, 2011, 9:01 am Thread Starter
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One of the causes of a lot of problems or conditions today

Read the Walmart Effect by Charles Fishman. I don't want to spoil it for you, but in my opinion, he does a great job of explaining how Walmart evolved and as it grew, what effect it had/has on the quality of the goods that we purchase, not only at Walmart, but everywhere.

It is a lot like the chicken and the egg and as I read it, I began to feel like I was part of the problem. Like most people, I say that I want quality, but in many cases, I buy cheap.

It was a very enjoyable and enlightening book.

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Thanks, I enjoy a good quality read every now and again. Can I get a cheaper version of the book at Walmart?
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Wow, reading? I didn't know that was even popular anymore.

Just got done with "The Art of Racing in the Rain". Narrated by a dog that eventually talks with the aid of Stephen Hawking's voice synthesizer. His master is a race car driver.

Probably the best "beach book" I've read in a long time. Bring your Kleenex.

I still gotta' read Dave Dragon's book.

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Looks like an interesting read.

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