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Upscale Wal-Mart
New Look to Attract Affluent Shoppers

By: Jeremy Gutsche (Rockstar) Oct 7, 06

Remember when we featured that Wal-Mart was rocking the runway at New York Fashion Week?  It may be part of a larger master plan to move upscale. According to Bloomberg news, “Wal-Mart Stores said Tuesday that it was testing a uniform for its 1.3 million U.S. employees as the company works to attract more upscale shoppers. . . Wal-Mart, the largest discount chain, is upgrading its stores and merchandise to persuade customers who shop for basics to buy more profitable items like clothing, electronics and home goods.”

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