Supercenters Vs Walmart

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Unlike many of the traditional supermarket chains, Wal-Mart is not unionized, and efforts to organize its workers have failed. The flash point now is with supermarkets, as Wal-Mart rolls out more Supercenters having a full-line supermarket under one roof with a general merchandise store. Wal-Mart sells food at its warehouse format Sam's Clubs, its Neighborhood Markets traditional supermarkets and at regular Wal-Mart stores. Supermarket margins are razor-thin, and labor is a major cost variable. Rivals paying union wages of $10 an hour or more and paying most or all health benefits costs face intense cost pressure from Wal-Mart Supercenters, where workers might make $8 and pay a higher percentage of health costs (Stores, 2016).

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