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Archive for the 'big box retail' Category

Kaua’i Mayor’s War On Mega-retail Continues

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

Garden Island article

Talk Story: Ma and Pa Old-Town Kapa’a Style

Sunday, December 3rd, 2006

From kauaibackstory.blogspot.com. A few words on the “Kauaifornication” of the garden isle.


Friday, August 18th, 2006

This is an interesting article from the SF Bay Guardian on Wal-Mart’s campaign to repair its image.

Wal-Mart Posts First Quarterly Loss In 10 Years

Friday, August 18th, 2006

Smirk. Gloat.

Wal-Mart and “Urban/Suburban Decay”

Thursday, July 13th, 2006

California Supreme Court upholds big-box retail ban by municipalities .

Retail Effects And Their Rhetorical Nuances

Sunday, June 25th, 2006

Update your scorecards.

Wal-Mart Vs. Hercules

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

In which Hercules is the underdog.

The True Cost Of What Passes For Health Care At Wal-Mart

Monday, May 22nd, 2006

The real story is how very few media outlets have demonstrated a grasp for the real story.

Subdivision. Strip Mall. Industrial Park. Subdivision. Mall. Subdivision. Strip Mall. Mall…

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

I’m in Plantation, Florida, commuting to Coral Springs every day for meetings. The climate is a bit like Hawaii, minus the breeze. It’s steamy. Last night I checked into a Holiday Inn Express around midnight. It was 80 degrees out and the humidity felt around 90%. Nasty. There is an overwhelming, endless flatness to the [...]

Wal-Mart Enlists Bloggers For Stealth PR

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Howard Kurtz reports. On page four he also mentions that Air America may be losing its NYC affiliate, a major blow to its syndication network. [Thanks to Jeff Jarvis/Buzz Machine for the link].