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Walmart corporation takes advantage of taxpayers

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

September 12, 2017

The average American worker cannot continue to subsidize Walmart. Walmart and others can’t continue to take advantage of the American system while they make billions in profit. According to a new report by the Americans for Tax Fairness, Walmart cost American taxpayers an estimated $6.2 billion in Medicare, food stamps and housing subsidies per year. The s...

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

This graphic shows how some local businesses were impacted by several events over this past weekend, including Spring Splash, State Solo & Ensemble and several sporting events.

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

May 3, 2017

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple, it was reported that last year’s Spring Splash event cultivated an increase in sales for many lo...

Walmart Supercenter reopening ‘profits the Whitewater community’

November 22, 2011

With the reopening of the Walmart Supercenter, community members now have more options on where to shop for groceries, which many hope will encourage the city’s citizens to spend money in Whitewater rather than going elsewhere. Walmart Store Manager Joey Marx said the reopening of the store will pr...

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