I believe that Wal-Mart is beneficial for the economy.
A. Wal-Mart increases competition by setting standards.
B. All kinds of items can be found at low prices, creating a convenient store for consumers.
C. Wal-Mart is in control, lowering the price for common goods.
D. Such as in the case of Rubbermaid, Wal-Mart has the power to aid the growth of companies whose products they sell.
I do not believe that Walmart is good for America. Walmart, with it's exceedingly low prices and massive scale, keeps local businesses from being successful as they simply cannot compete with Walmart. Walmart sources many of its goods from overseas, thus keeping jobs from Americans and also lowering wages for what few American workers there are left by forcing them to compete with workers overseas.
I think walmart is great for America, because yes those people lost their jobs in rubber maid. (some) but, tons of other companies benifited from Walmart, It sucks that the product they were using in plastic rised, maybe they should have found a alternative. But Walmart has help people, get many jobs also, with great benifits, and the welcoming feeling you get when you walk in! I love walmartttt! GOOOOO WALMART!
Wal-Mart is bad for America.
1. Their prices are so low that some companies including them may not gain a profit.
2. If they don't gain a profit, it would cause Wal-Mart's employees to possibly become jobless.
3. This could also cause employees of the companies who help produce products for Wal-Mart to become jobless.
The low prices also help people who can't afford stuff maybe from schnucks or sams or any other store. Like when christmas time comes, you can find cheap toys for your kids, that you wouldn't find anywhere else! LIKE I SAID I LOVE WALMART!
a. Wal-Mart can ultimately put other companies out of business if they drop their brand.
b. Wal-Mart will not let suppliers increase their prices even if they can not control it.
c. Wal-Mart could make someone lose their job by having so much control
d. Wal-Mart has too much control of the government and can boss around other companies too easy.
It has its positives and negatives but overall i see it as a negative.any american worker has to get paid very low wages because Wal-Mart has cheaper workers from other countries. Small businesses cant really compete at all with those prices and don't have much of a chance...
But i do like having cheaper goods but its not really morally right..