Sunday, June 1, 2008

June Theme Day -- The Shop Around the Corner

Wallyworld-okc

This is a shot of the Walmart Neighborhood Market near my mom's house in OKC. We are visiting here for my niece's wedding (last night).

Of course, there is a huge debate on the merits of Walmart going on in this country, and I really don't want to get in to it. I will say, the WNM came in after the locally owned grocery stores abandoned this area. The store is clean, well stocked, and has fairly decent prices. I'm not going to try to justify the way they treat their staff, though I will say that they provided good starter positions for my step-son and daughter-in-law.

That said, this is a San Francisco blog, so I should point out that my own favorite neighborhood market is Trader Joe's

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3 comments:

Natural~Specialty Foods Memo said...

Used your post in a piece about "The shop around the corner."

Link below:

www.naturalspecialtyfoodsmemo.blogspot.com

The post is at or near the top of the blog.

Keep up the good work!

Regards.

Chuck Pefley said...

Wal-Mart serves a great deal of the public. They, like any other company, have shortcoming, but don't we all? Happy theme day!

ptowngirl said...

I've gotta say, I shop alot at Wal-Mart. We have lots of SuperCenters in our area that combine the grocery store with the general merchandise store. Never seen a Wal-mart Neighborhood Market though!

ptowngirl
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