New Article: Emerging Planning Challenges in Retail: The Case of Wal-Mart

Posted by on February 3, 2006

APA Journal Article Urges Economic Impact Reviews for Retail Supercenters

CHICAGO — A new article published in the autumn edition of the Journal of the American Planning Association (JAPA), the scholarly journal of the American Planning Association, encourages communities to conduct economic impact reviews for proposed Wal-Mart supercenters.

“Emerging Planning Challenges in Retail: The Case of Wal-Mart” by Marlon G. Boarnet, Randall Crane, Daniel G. Chatman, and Michael Manville explores the potential implications for wages, worker benefits and grocery prices following the entry of Wal-Mart supercenters into a heavily unionized grocery market. Follow this link New Resources"

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