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Wal-Mart Series, Part I

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Wal-Mart Series, Part I

Wal-Mart Series, Part I

Wal-Mart Series, Part I

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In the first of a four-part series on the Wal-Mart chain, NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports that the retail giant has its roots in small town capitalism. The company has now developed one of the most sophisticated information management and product distribution systems in the world.