Skip to comments.Union Fail: Walmart Reports Record Sales
Posted on 11/23/2012 10:41:43 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
Despite union efforts to target retailers like Walmart, businesses are reporting record Black Friday traffic the biggest sign yet that the unions are out of touch with the American people. Starting at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Walmart put its products on Black Friday sale, sparking a run to the stores and earning the stores record sales.
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The rest of us have had our livelihoods affected negatively, in some cases dramatically so, by this ideology and vengeance driven administration. Our savings, our home values, our retirement accounts, etc., all affected negatively by this administration. So I’m supposed to care about the grievances of a group of people who voted this jerk in, for a second term, because they thought it would help them? Yes, they have families. So do we. The divisions in the country now run very deep, thanks to the divide and conquer crowd that make up the bulk of the Democrat party these days.
Good news indeed.
Walmart often hires the unhireable and pays them what they are worth. Walmart gives their workers a chance to achieve some sense of self-worth and responsibility. The unions want to take that away because if Walmart paid union wages and benefits, the union members would take those jobs away from the lesser qualified Walmart workers.
The retail workers at Walmart are not the real target of the union organizers. It’s the truck drivers and warehouse worker jobs that the unions want. The retail end is just the most visible, so that’s where they make their play and their whine about buying American. The warehouse workers don’t care where Walmart buys their products, they just want their cut of the profits.
So by FR criteria, it is better to buy Chinese mfg shoes than USA mfg shoes from a unionized facility?
My wife went last night at 8PM just to check things out, and she could barely find a parking place(I believe it took her a half hour). The place was jam PACKED. This, being in a ‘two stoplight’ town out nearly in the middle of nowhere.
No doubt to be declared by nadin and crew as a resounding success.
Yea, but the unions won reelection for Obama.
Just got back from Placerville Walmart, spent 30 minutes argueing with Union thugs, I said “ we don’t want you In Placerville” I was reinforced by the people going into the store shopping. 100 protester mostly Seiu and some other Sacramento thug unions. They are idiots. One woman said ‘YOU MIGHT AS WELL RAPE THE PEOPLE”. I was speechless. I hate unions nothing but thugs.
The only problem I see with this is now that they see how much money they made by opening at 8 o’clock. Next year they may say well dang 8 o’clock made this much so why not 6 o’clock and on and on until they are opened all day long.
The unions have no relevance in todays world.
As of this week, they are 18,500 short.
Thinning the heard.
3:32 pm central time.......never left the house, still in our pj ~ s
The SEIU was protesting? This protest was suppose to be by WalMart employees who want to join the UFCW.
At 11:30 PM I was preparing to sleep off a wonderful Thanksgiving meal, having spent the day with some close family friends. Rushing out to a store to buy a flat-screen TV was the last thing on my mind.
I didn’t go to WalMart. However I did go to Best Buy, Target and a few others. By 11:30 the Best Buy line went form the store at one end of the strip mall to the other end and around the building. I came back after a few lesser advertise store and waited.
In line multiple people mention they had been at the East Windsor, CT WalMart earlier. The palace was packed. The WalMart lot was full and the adjacent supermarket lot was full. I took a quick look on Google Maps and it appears WM has 650+ spaces and the supermarket 150-175.(http://goo.gl/maps/6EZAT)
In addition next door is a closed movie theater(the rectangular building next door with the half circle on the front) anywhere from 50-75% of the spaces on the side of the building closest to WM were taken.
No reports of protesters.
Should have came on over to Jackson, no Union goons here. I think they know Amador county would pretty much get physical over their thug presence.
forget the union thug stuff. This is about billionaires and corporations continuing to chip away at our real family values that have been decimated and at the cost of the USA.
Instead of supporting the family being together with Walmart and Target support selling the Chinese Communist crap that destroyed America.
I have no sympathy for Walmart or Target and if the employees wish to oppose it, I have no problem with it. We need to regain the USA values back and remake families and for Christ, instead of for these billionaires who think missing out on having more Americans going further into debt for their profits, is wrong for America.
Christmas needs turned into a time when Americans help others instead of helping Walmart.
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