On Target by Laura Rowley

Written in 2003, this book takes a decidedly narrow look at what the retailer Target into such a large and profitable enterprise. While Wal-Mart tends to receive considerably more attention for its relatively short rise to dominance, going from one store to a major American brand in a just a couple of decades, Target . . . → Read More: On Target by Laura Rowley

More Recession Proof Jobs at Wal-Mart

Last year Wal-mart added close to 30,000 jobs to it’s domestic labor force. In 2009 it now predicts it will add another 22,000 positions nationwide. In fact in some hard hit states like California, Florida and Michigan, Wal-Mart plans to add over 1,000 jobs in each.

Wal-Mart is the largest private-sector employer in the . . . → Read More: More Recession Proof Jobs at Wal-Mart