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Mervyn's Decides to go out of Business

Discussion in 'Economics and Financials' started by Fin Fan In Cali, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. Fin Fan In Cali

    Fin Fan In Cali Dolphin fan since 1970 Luxury Box

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  2. Regan21286

    Regan21286 MCAT's, EMT's, AMCAS, ugh

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    My mom's accounting firm did business with Mervyns. I guess I should be anticipating those nice out of business sales some time soon.
     
  3. Fin Fan In Cali

    Fin Fan In Cali Dolphin fan since 1970 Luxury Box

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    It's a shame, because that means we will be losing that many more jobs here in the state.
     
  4. Regan21286

    Regan21286 MCAT's, EMT's, AMCAS, ugh

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    I know. When a discount clothing retailer goes under, that just tells you how bad the economy is.
     
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  5. Fin Fan In Cali

    Fin Fan In Cali Dolphin fan since 1970 Luxury Box

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    6 decades of business down the drain.:no:
     
  6. mf52dolphin

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    Not good at all:no:
    Mervyn's has been a steady, decent revenue producing, mediocre profit provider for my workplace for many years.
     
  7. Samphin

    Samphin Κακό σκυλί ψόφο δεν έχει

    Stores like Kohl's, Wal-Mart and others just killed it, along with the economy. I used to shop at Mervyn's all the time. Sad.
     
  8. HardKoreXXX

    HardKoreXXX Insensitive to the Touch

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    Ive never heard of your fancy California clothing store, this "Mervyn's" you speak of, but you're dead on about Wal-Mart. Theres no such thing as "the little guy" in retail anymore. Sad is an understatement.
     
  9. opfinistic

    opfinistic Braaaaains!

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    I refuse to shop at Wal Mart I would rather pay more money somewhere else than support that evil behemoth.
     
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  10. opfinistic

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    I do.
     
  11. opfinistic

    opfinistic Braaaaains!

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    They are slowly eating away at our economy and destroying small businesses across the country and sending our money overseas.

    Did you buy that cookie you offered at Wal Mart?
     
  12. FinSane

    FinSane Cynical Dolphins Fan

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    all that cheap, leaded chinese-made crap sure helps out.
     
  13. opfinistic

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    Then hand that cookie over! :yes:
     
  14. FinSane

    FinSane Cynical Dolphins Fan

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    WalMart's labor practices and strong arming communities and small businesses is enough to make you want to punch that smiley square in that face........
     
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    My aunt worked for them for over 10 years and they have been treating her any many more of the employees like **** recently. No more schedule preference based on the length of your employment there. Cutting hours so you don't qualify for benefits....she also told me they inject red dye in their meats to keep them looking fresh, water to increase the weight of the meat etc etc.

    :pity:
     
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  16. HardKoreXXX

    HardKoreXXX Insensitive to the Touch

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  17. FinSane

    FinSane Cynical Dolphins Fan

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    publix(SE area supermarket) are doing that now, and their stock and company value is pretty strong.

    as far as walmart's meat, i wouldnt eat it even it they were giving it away.
     
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  18. opfinistic

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    They do the dye or the water injection?
     
  19. FinSane

    FinSane Cynical Dolphins Fan

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    i was talking about cutting hours=cutting benefits.

    i dont know what they do with their meat.

    as far as walmarts meat, i know they put carbon monoxide(poisonous gas) in their packaging to make it redder.
     
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  21. opfinistic

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    Ahhhh, gotcha, unfortunately this practice seems to be growing throughout corporate America. The CO2 sounds delicious.
     
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  22. FinSane

    FinSane Cynical Dolphins Fan

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    trust me, the candy is great.

    :shifty::shifty::shifty:
     

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