Flash Mob Asks Walmart To Respect D.C.'s Local Businesses

Flash Mob Asks Walmart To Respect D.C.'s Local Businesses

When Walmart comes to town, local retailers that are unable to keep up with the mega-chain’s prices tend to wilt in its presence, creating what critics say is a negative ripple effect throughout the community. A group of community activists who fear Walmart will rob Washington, D.C. of its character stormed Walmart in a cheerful flash mob, imploring the company to meet with community leaders and agree in writing to improve the neighborhood and pay customers decent wages. [More]