Walmart Doing Big Business Online

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(Sacramento, CA)
Monday, December 26, 2005
The latest round with Wal Mart came last week, when the retail giant withdrew plans for a site in Elk Grove. Opposition often centers around low wages, killing other local businesses and employment, and poor benefits.
 But Wal-Mart runs into none of that with its online offerings … and the company has quietly become the 3rd largest online retailer in America, behind only eBay and Amazon. Their growth rate is less … because they’re only online. Retailers with actual stores as well – such as Wal-Mart, or Target for another example – are enjoying far faster overall growth