Walmart Argumentative Essay

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One of the most famous and successful company in America is Walmart. Walmart is a retail corporation that sells almost all your everyday needs in life for a ridiculously cheap price with their mission stating “We save people money so they can live better”. As Walmart is such a huge franchise it is inevitable that there will be criticism towards it. Most people who are living near a Walmart are a stakeholder as they are probably shopping at Walmart such as my family and me. Also Walmart currently employees more than 2 million people worldwide who are all stakeholders. There has been much criticism from employees such as working conditions and low wages. In some cases workers were denied overtime pay despite working off the clock and also taking a rest or lunch break were not given. It has said that Walmart also discriminates towards woman and especially towards the elderly and disabled. Walmart has paid …show more content…

Whenever a huge corporation such as Walmart moves into an area with local stores and merchants, all of them are bound to go out of business because all the customers will be attracted to the huge selections and discount. There has been huge protest by these merchants and locals whenever a Walmart is being decided to be implanted there. This hurts their business which can make families go bankrupt and although it can create job opportunities within the Walmart but as you know Walmart has really bad working conditions such as no wages and unfair treatment. Walmart is also to be said to be the most poorly run and understaffed retail store. In previous studies Walmart was shown to be listed as the lowest in customer satisfaction. If you have visited a Walmart previously you might have seen the customers swarming over just 2 or 3 checkout lanes. In recent days Walmart has been better about this by opening more lanes up whenever there are more

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  • Explains that walmart is one of the most famous and successful companies in america. it sells almost all your everyday needs for a ridiculously cheap price with their mission stating "we save people money so they can live better."
  • Explains that walmart has paid millions of dollars from all the lawsuits filed by angry stakeholders. walmart started to hire the elderly and disabled more frequently to counteract all these discrimination claims.
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