Own the School Year at Walmart

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Own the School Year at Walmart

Postby random » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:05 am

Walmart is apologizing today for back-to-school signage placed over a rifle case with the tag line of Own the School Year like a Hero. Walmart says it is trying to figure out which store had the sign and gun display.


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Should Walmart figure out the store and employee who put this together, their response will make Google's removal of their memo-authoring engineer look like a slow, deliberate process.

This is not the first time in recent memory that Walmart has faced controversy from the actions of their workforce.

In September, a Walmart  store in Panama City Beach stacked up Coca-Cola bottles to make them look like World Trade Center, with a message that read: “ We will never forget."  While the gesture aimed at commemorating the 9/11 attacks, social media users criticized the company for using the opportunity for branding.

In October 2014, the store apologized for labeling a cloth category for adult plus size Halloween outfits, “Fat Girl Costumes.” After facing social media backlash, the firm's spokesperson came out with a statement saying, “This should never have been on our site. It is unacceptable, and we apologize. We are working to remove it as soon as possible and ensure this never happens again,” according to reports. 
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