Is Wal-Mart Selling Inferior Goods?

8 September 2010 at 4:45 pm 8 comments

| Lasse Lien |

Apparently yes. Here‘s the evidence.

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  • 1. srp  |  8 September 2010 at 8:50 pm

    So is W-M a negative beta stock?

    BTW, you need to proof the title of the post.

  • 2. Peter Klein  |  8 September 2010 at 8:54 pm

    And can normal people shop there?

    (Typo is fixed BTW.)

  • 3. Abhi S.  |  9 September 2010 at 9:45 am

    Best sentence of the paper: “For the average consumer, then, it appears that shopping at Target is perfectly normal, but shopping at Wal-Mart is not.”

  • 4. Lasse  |  9 September 2010 at 10:08 am

    Thanx Peter.

  • 5. joshmccabe  |  9 September 2010 at 11:56 am

    More proof that Target (pronounced tarj-aye) is just sooooo bourgeois! I’d love to see a similar study on Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts.

  • 6. Lasse  |  9 September 2010 at 1:26 pm

    Here’s a new shopping concept: “Giffen-goods R’us”

  • 7. Rafe  |  10 September 2010 at 11:28 pm

    Good one Lasse, you get a gold star or kangaroo stamp on your workbook.

  • 8. Lasse  |  13 September 2010 at 11:27 am

    I’m blushing Rafe

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