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Germans Boot the Box

Ted Balaker
July 31, 2006, 4:08pm

Lonely hearts in Germany can no longer count on Wal-Mart hookups, because the Biggest Box is pulling out of Deutschland. The reason? Customers decided they didn't want it and it went away, a much more civilized process than what typically happens in the states where politicos, judges, or 51 percent of voters deny choices to others: Article here. Take heart, WM haters, the difficulty the giant retailer seems to have in appealing to different cultures may one day prove to be the factor that stops it from spreading everywhere. Related: South Koreans Boot the Box

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