WAL-MART, ONE YEAR LATER

HAS WAL-MART'S ENTRY INTO ORGANICS been as devastating as imagined? It was March 2006 when Wal-Mart announced it was doubling the number of organic food items in its stores to 400 and offering them at low prices. The news made other retailers anxious and organic producers sit up straighter in their chairs. Last month, the company said stores do indeed have more than 400 organic stockkeeping units

HAS WAL-MART'S ENTRY INTO ORGANICS been as devastating as imagined? It was March 2006 when Wal-Mart announced it was doubling the number of organic food items in its stores to 400 and offering them at low prices. The news made other retailers anxious and organic producers sit up straighter in their chairs.

Last month, the company said stores do indeed have more than 400 organic stockkeeping units to choose from, “in line with the comments made last year that our stores were doubling t

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