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Walmart Critics: New Financial Plan Exploits Low-Income Customers

Walmart is in an expansion mode. The company wants to establish super centers in the City of San Diego, but was turned down. A ballot measure could turn that around next year. Meanwhile, Walmart store

Walmart is in an expansion mode. The company wants to establish super centers in the City of San Diego, but was turned down. A ballot measure could turn that around next year. Meanwhile, Walmart stores plans to expand financial services to 1,000 stores by the end of 2008, offering check-cashing and credit cards. Critics believe this is taking advantage of low-income customers.

Guest

  • Jim Bliesner , director, San Diego City County Reinvestment Task Force.