New Look to Attract Affluent Shoppers
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."