Why do we hate Wal-Mart but love Amazon?

Wal-Mart is no stranger to controversy. Not only has it put mom and pop outlets out of business, but it’s also been known to close down national chains in its wake. It has a reputation of underpaying and overworking its employees, and when a new Wal-Mart store is scheduled to be opened, it’s almost unanimously met with protest. However, tech blog The Next Web poses a very poignant question.Read the full article

Whitehall residents protest possible WalMart

People gathered Friday to protest the proposed construction of a Walmart store in Muskegon County. Walmart is planning to build the facility along U.S. 31 near the Holton Whitehall Road exit in Whitehall. Since those plans were announced, several people have opposed against the store, including those at the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce. When asked for comment about the protest, Daniel Morales, WalMart's Director Of Communications, sent a statement to 24 Hour News 8 saying: "The customer voice is clear a