Monday, May 16, 2005

Prices and poverty

Who profits from rock-bottom pricing? | csmonitor.com
In the early 1990s, business owners on the island of Kodiak, Alaska, hired a consultant to analyze how much they'd be hurt by a proposed Wal-Mart. But in gathering data at their request, Kenneth Stone also discovered how the store was apt to help another local group: the poor.
|