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Wal-Mart Prices Put Onus on Suppliers

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Wal-Mart Prices Put Onus on Suppliers

Wal-Mart Prices Put Onus on Suppliers

Wal-Mart Prices Put Onus on Suppliers

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Wal-Mart's unmatched low prices place severe demands on the discount chain's suppliers, according to a magazine report. A demand to cut prices 5 percent every year has forced some suppliers into bankruptcy and prompted others to shut down American factories for cheaper labor abroad. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and Charles Fishman of Fast Company magazine.