Wal-Mart has its eyes on New York, but:
It could be the biggest battle against a single story in the city’s history:
If I were a WM competitor in NY I’d be especially worried. And if you’ve experienced what passes for “customer service” in the Big Apple you know what I’m talking about. I once witnessed a store employee challenge a customer to a fight because the customer was visibly annoyed by having to wait in a long line while there were several employees just kind of hanging out, chatting with each other. I bet that customer wouldn’t mind even a slightly-too-chipper “Welcome to Wal-Mart!” greeting. For more, see this, this, this, oh and this.