Learning English through… Retail Chains

By Monica Consorti
Pubblicato il 30 Giugno 2024

Parliamo questo mese della catena di supermercati più di successo negli Stati Uniti: Walmart. Colgo l’occasione per augurare a tutti voi una happy summer! Walmart’s story stretches back to 1950 with Sam Walton’s purchase of a struggling five-and-dime store. This kind of store was known for selling inexpensive items, and indeed the name comes from the 19th century, in which these stores sold items at either 5 or 10 (dime) cents. Walton believed that he could lower prices at a larger scale. He put his plan in action by cost-cutting measures like rural locations, logistic efficiency and simple shelving. This […]

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