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Over the past decade, when gasoline prices have been
falling, year-on-year same-store sales gains at Wal-Mart have tended to outpace
the growth in overall retail sales and vice versa.
Walmart Sales versus Gasoline
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it is not necessarily causal, it lends some credence to the idea that the
working-class customers of the nation’s largest retailer adjust their spending
in response to what they must pay at the pump.
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“There is no cure for birth or death save to enjoy the
Long story short: I had a big pain with an Amazon order fuck up. It was lost, they made good and shipped a new order, than 2 months later the original order shows up. Trying to return it was abominable without a customer service number — which they make nearly impossible to find. Here it…Read More