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Slate's Moneybox: Wal-Mart's Holiday Woes

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Slate's Moneybox: Wal-Mart's Holiday Woes

Slate's Moneybox: Wal-Mart's Holiday Woes

Slate's Moneybox: Wal-Mart's Holiday Woes

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Slate columnist Daniel Gross examines whether a disappointing start to the holiday shopping season for Wal-Mart could present opportunities for other retailers. The nation's largest retailer reported less-than-normal sales as the busiest American buying period begins.