Why, she asked, would a company
in the richest country in the world
care about a few pennies on a pair of shorts?

The Los Angeles Times is publishing a three part series on Wal-Mart.

The first article was yesterday:
An Empire Built on Bargains Remakes the Working World;
the second today:
Scouring the Globe to Give Shoppers an $8.63 Polo Shirt.

Whether one thinks of Wal-Mart as a corporation or as a place to shop, these seem to NewMexiKen to be informative, well-done articles well worth reading.