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Panthro

The Anti-Walmart

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Sounds like a perfect opportunity to start your own business if you're one of those poor unskilled laborers.

Loan me a few billion, my brother, so that I can start my own mega retail chain and have an even leg on the competition.

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Sounds like a perfect opportunity to start your own business if you're one of those poor unskilled laborers.

hahahahhahaha.

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Loan me a few billion, my brother, so that I can start my own mega retail chain and have an even leg on the competition.

False dichotomy, brother.

There are successful businesses that aren't million-dollar retail chains. Just as there are unskilled jobs that aren't miserable to work.

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I wonder why Joe Unskilledlabor doesn't just go out and start a car repair shop or open an Emo Fashion Outlet in the mall.

fuging bum.

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Loan me a few billion, my brother, so that I can start my own mega retail chain and have an even leg on the competition.

the "my brother" tricked my brain into reading that in this guy's voice. Enjoyable.

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False dichotomy, brother.

There are successful businesses that aren't million-dollar retail chains. Just as there are unskilled jobs that aren't miserable to work.

People without skills don't start businesses. Talk about false dichotomies.

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False dichotomy, brother.

There are successful businesses that aren't million-dollar retail chains. Just as there are unskilled jobs that aren't miserable to work.

can i borrow $250,000 then?

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I believe the point is that Walmart could increase wages by huge amounts and still maintain a monstrous profit margin. The logic of higher wages=higher costs only holds as a necessary truth, when increasing wages makes a company no longer profitable. This is NOT the case with Walmart, not even close.

They could, but why would they?

People pack those stores in, and there is always someone else looking for a job.

I know it's all like "dreamy" and stuff for them to do so...but it doesn't make sense/cents.

Personally, I don't support what they do, so I choose to shop there as little as possible, others should do the same. But I certainly understand why others do shop there.

If I was a single mom, trying to clothe and feed two young boys, I would practically live at Wal Mart.

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can i borrow $250,000 then?

I'm not a lender.

Write up a business plan and go see what one says.

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I'm not a lender.

Write up a business plan and go see what one says.

you're dead to me.

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People without skills don't start businesses. Talk about false dichotomies.

Now why do you think that is?

Is it that socialist U.S. government barring entry to business?

Or something even more sinister and impossible to regulate?

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They could, but why would they?

People pack those stores in, and there is always someone else looking for a job.

I know it's all like "dreamy" and stuff for them to do so...but it doesn't make sense/cents.

Personally, I don't support what they do, so I choose to shop there as little as possible, others should do the same. But I certainly understand why others do shop there.

If I was a single mom, trying to clothe and feed two young boys, I would practically live at Wal Mart.

I shop at Walmart because it's the only goddamn place in Shallotte to get certain things. I hate myself each time I walk in there.

But see, that's the larger point. With smaller localized businesses you have a higher employment ratio. When you have a super chain that can supply the entire regions needs, you have more people looking for work and more people willing to take a poo wage because there's less work to be had. Those smaller shops can no longer compete, from a price standpoint, even when paying their employees minimum wage, where as they weren't before the days of Walmart. Thereby, competition is eliminated and you have droves of idiot zombies looking for work at Walmart because it's one of the largest job providers in town, never mind that there were actually MORE jobs in town to be had before Walmart got there.

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