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Old 10-04-2013, 09:18 PM
 
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there is a reason why walmart makes as much money as some countries, price, convenience,selection. in many rural areas there is a walmart not too far away.most small towns downtown is just a few bars and resale shops, it it werent for walmart you'de have to drive for an hour to the next big city to buy something.
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Old 10-04-2013, 10:13 PM
 
Location: Western North Carolina
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I always end up hating life after navigating through Walmart's aisles for any length of time. They're always overcrowded, they stink and the people who populate them are scary ugly.
This is why it's WORTH paying just a little more if necessary to avoid the Walmart shopping "experience".

I prefer to avoid places with atmospheres and people that make me want to gag.
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:41 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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I use to stop by one on the way to work in the morning. The last time I stopped in. There were no cashiers working. None were open. Just the self check outs working. I dont shop at WM anymore. I spend money, a real person is going to check me out.
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Old 10-05-2013, 05:26 AM
 
Location: Canada
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I hate having no choice, but in our small city, WallyWorld is the only department store to buy lower-priced small items. I rarely buy any clothes or groceries at WallyWorld except to price match or grab some fresh produce that I need that day.
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Old 10-05-2013, 05:54 AM
 
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Its hard to deny the convenience Walmart offers, basically its a 24/7 onestop shop for just about everything you need from groceries to automotive products to clothing to fishing and hunting etc. ,like whereelse can you get up at 3am and go buy some ice cream, a quart of oil, a new tshirt and some shotgun shells.
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Old 10-05-2013, 06:01 AM
 
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Its hard to deny the convenience Walmart offers, basically its a 24/7 onestop shop for just about everything you need from groceries to automotive products to clothing to fishing and hunting etc. ,like whereelse can you get up at 3am and go buy some ice cream, a quart of oil, a new tshirt and some shotgun shells.
Exactly, plus affordability! Why pay higher prices at another store? Of course, some people are just plain snobs and actually believe that only pond scum shop at Walmart.

I still laugh at the time I was wearing a new necklace to work and my manager complimented me on it and said it was so pretty. That is until she found out I bought it at WM, then she quickly turned up her nose and scooted off as though I was the carrier of a deadly disease.

Oh, and a snooty gal who admits that she and her husband won't shop at WM during daylight hours because she doesn't want to be seen in the store.
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Old 10-06-2013, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Verde Valley AZ
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I use to stop by one on the way to work in the morning. The last time I stopped in. There were no cashiers working. None were open. Just the self check outs working. I dont shop at WM anymore. I spend money, a real person is going to check me out.
That's odd. All of the stores are supposed to have at least ONE register open 24/7 because it's the only register where they can buy tobacco products. Why would they have a bunch of registers open over night?
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Old 10-07-2013, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Way up north :-)
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Exactly, plus affordability! Why pay higher prices at another store? Of course, some people are just plain snobs and actually believe that only pond scum shop at Walmart.

I still laugh at the time I was wearing a new necklace to work and my manager complimented me on it and said it was so pretty. That is until she found out I bought it at WM, then she quickly turned up her nose and scooted off as though I was the carrier of a deadly disease.

Oh, and a snooty gal who admits that she and her husband won't shop at WM during daylight hours because she doesn't want to be seen in the store.
I bought a beautiful scarf at WM and was complimented on it. She asked where I bought it and when the reply was 'Walmart' she reminded me of a koi who couldn't get enough fish-food.

A $50 bottle of Jack Daniel's in Australia (I know, right?) costs $20 or less at Walmart, what's not to love?
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Old 10-24-2013, 09:04 AM
 
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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I live in the city, there are Walmart stores 20 miles away, i could not find a reason to drive that far to shop. It mention regularly here in many CD threads people will drive 30 miles away to shop at Walmart.
Why?.
There is one 4.6 miles from my house, and google maps says 8 minutes away... If I go during the week early in the morning, I can get a lot of shopping done quickly. They have a good selection and good prices. My wife does most of the shopping, I help out in this fashion once or twice a week.
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Old 10-25-2013, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Places you dream of
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Cheaper and why dont you shop at Walmart?? they employ people- alot of US people. Others have sent their higher jobs O/S as well and the wages are the same.. and I know- have alot of family members working diff retail and we all make the same. actually Wally world gal makes more because it's nigth shift. Also if you look at the makers of MACY'S stuff or other high end stores-the stuff still come from OS---just with a bigger price tag- and the workers till make $8--- I don't want to hear it.
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