Career Calling

September 19, 2014

A New Take on the Company Store

Filed under: Commentary — claycerny @ 12:25 am
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Imagine if a business could coerce a company to buy its products. Some retail outlets do require sales people to model clothes, but they are sold to employees at a discount. Laura Clawson of Daily Kos reports that Walmart has introduced a dress code and notifies employees what products they could buy from Walmart. They do not require that employees buy at Walmart. I imagine that in many communities Walmart offers the best price or only option. In these cases, the dress code is a good way to make employee captive customers. The company store lives.

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