A year or so ago, the nation’s news media really glomped onto stories about Walmart as a crime attractor. For years before that, Walmart was wrecking the local economy.
I don’t know why that particular worm has turned to dollar stores.
I saw this story at Neo’s place: The war on the dollar stores:
This article is a few months old, but it just recently came to my attention and I read it because I love dollar stores, although the article is a typical anti-capitalist attack on them as somehow harming minorities in poor communities who don’t have easy access to other grocery stores.
Then I saw a story on the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel‘s Web site:
No link because it’s subscriber-only, and I’m not a subscriber.
So did the media beat Walmart? Or did Walmart up its advertising budget enough that it’s not a target?