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1

Impacts in USA
How much did the state pay to support Walmart employees in 2004?

$86 million

2

Impacts in USA
How much compensation did Walmart have to pay in 2006 due to employees being denied lunch breaks?

$172 million

3

Impacts in USA
Name 3 economic impacts of Walmart...

Employment
Low priced goods
Decline in manufacturing industry (products bought from suppliers outside the USA)

4

Impacts in USA
Name 2 environmental impacts of Walmart...

Produces huge amounts of green house gases (opened green stores that run on renewable energy)
Domestic stores take up land and cause traffic and pollution

5

Impact on host countries
How many people are employed by Walmart in Mexico?

209,000

6

Impact on host countries
Where are the profits sent to?

Back to the USA (host countries don't see the economic benefits)

7

Impacts on host countries
What is the maximum working hours in Bangladesh and how many hours to Beximco employees work?

Bangladesh max is 60 hours
Beximco work 80 hours

8

Impact on host countries
How much money did Walmart donate to Argentina?

$77,000

9

Impact on host countries
What was the money used for in Argentina?

29 soup kitchens were created which fed 12,000 people

10

Impact on host countries
How many square metres does the largest store in Hawaii cover?

29,000