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Remember when Wal-Mart
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Dave Munson Mid Illinois    Posted 01-07-2004 at 17:11:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
I remember one difference between Wal-Mart & K-Mart was that Wal-Mart had stuff made in America and K-Mart carried all foreign jeans & shirts?



Rowdy Yates    Posted 01-07-2004 at 19:11:20       [Reply]  [Send Email]
That may have at one time been true, but it no longer is. That was how they "suckered" ya in there. My local Wallet World started out cheaper than the locals, once JCPenney, Elder Berman, Big Bear, Kmart, Radio Shack, Ames, closed their doors...now the prices are as high as the other stores were before they closed, now they are higher on most things, particularly in the food department than the competitors that are still barely surviving. Plus, everyhting that I ever seen in Wally World is MADE IN CHINA! And their clothes are not even comparable to those that were sold at JCPEnney or Elder-Beerman. Truth be known, the same bunch of people that owned/own Kmart..Ames..etc. are the same bunch whom own Wallet World. I'll pay more just to not give it to strange people whom are already rich beyond belief, I'll give it to my neighbor first at a reasonably higher dollar amount. People worry about $2 here and $5 there, then turn right around and pay $6.00 for a cup of beer at a sporting event. $150+ for a seat at a ballgame. $20 for a $2 CD. $50,000 for a pick up truck that gets 10 mpg, plus insurance. When people get hungry, their priorities will change. Wallet World won't be there to say, "Can I help You"?


RusselAZ    Posted 01-07-2004 at 18:05:00       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Wrangler western wear is now made overseas. Bet them little people wonder who could be wearing a XXL long!!


Wm. from NC    Posted 01-08-2004 at 02:08:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
You are so right. I have always worn Wranglers, because I could depend on them. My wife gave me a pair, for Christmas. They were labeled the same size as my older ones. When I tried them on, they were over an inch longer. I checked the label, and learned that they are now being made in Taiwan. Another good product ruined overseas. It's getting to where you can't find ANYTHING made in the USA.


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