Friday, January 14, 2005

Wal-Mart Starts Campaign to Boost Image

Wal-Mart is fed up with its critics. And it's fighting back. "For too long, others have had free rein to say things about our company that just aren't true," H. Lee Scott Jr., Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s chief executive, Said in statement " He went on to defend its treatment of its 1.2 million employees in the United States, saying it provided "excellent advancement opportunities" and good pay and benefits. Here we see Dean Wooten, A 65-year-old Wal-Mart greeter Modeling one of the many Wal-Mart benefits, FREE Employee Uniforms.
"Special-interest groups out for themselves have their own opinions about Wal-Mart," Said a company spokeswoman, "But they're just that -- opinion. We're here to offer the facts."