Tag Archives: Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to the World: We Want to be the #1 Organic Retailer

Wal-Mart’s recent announcement that it plans on rapidly expanding its selection of organic items in its stores garnered plenty of attention. Yet NBN believes that while Wal-Mart is seriously considering the opportunities here, we aren’t holding our breath. Of course we know that there will be more and more organic milk, peanut butter and dry […]

Anyone Want to Buy A Bridge–And How About Wal-Mart Going Green

Supermarket News reported yesterday that Wal-Mart is incorporating experimental green design elements in a new superstore that it is building in McKinney, Texas. While the company failed to provide further Supermarket New with further details, the story reports that Wal-Mart states that it “will incorporate experiments from 21 companies involving new equipment and technology on […]

Was Wal-Mart’s Interest In Wild Oats The Real Reason For Whole Foods Buy

While we never thought that the prospect of a conventional grocer’s purchase of Wild Oats was reason enough for Whole Foods to purchase the ungainly, troubled #2 chain, we recently heard some news that makes WFM’s buyout of Oats a lot morel logical. Turns out that more and more folks have been reporting that a […]

This Just In From Pork Magazine—Hormel Offers Natural Line Of Meats

Well the world really is changing when the folks who make SPAM and a whole world of processed pork, beef and poultry ‘partakings’ have announced a new line of all-natural sandwich meats and ham products. As reported in the above mentioned magazine, PORK (ah don’t you love trade publication)Hormel’s Natural Choice line is low fat, […]

Wal-Mart’s New Campaign Makes Us Queasy

New ‘Humanitarian’ Strategy Revealed  As noted in the March 2nd New York Times, Wal-Mart’s new marketing strategy, that includes selling premium items across all segments isn’t about capturing more and more retail sales it’s a humanitarian effort. The low price message is now history. In its stead Wal-Mart’s new campaign is to convince America that […]

Wal-Mart Canada Makes Us Blush—Retailer Begins Selling Sex Toys

While this has very little to do with our normal range of stories, well, we just couldn’t resist passing this on. According to a story in Canada’s newspaper, The Globe & Mail, Wal-Mart Canada will begin selling sex toys, or what the retailer euphemistically refers to as ‘sexually well being products’. As noted in the […]