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Should Walmart Imitate Costco?

March 11, 2016

"Living wage" advocates accuses Walmart of being stingy on employee pay, and point to Costco as a model to follow. But there are major differences between the two stores in terms of business model and clientele. In fact, retail wages vary widely among several retail sectors depending on the products sold and the type of store, writes Senior Fellow Pamela Villarreal.


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