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Wal-Mart might do well to think of "back to school" not only as a marketing opportunity, but also as a job requirement for its store merchandisers. In a July 30 article, an AP correspondent reported
having cruised the aisles of a Wal-Mart, checking out its back-to-school fare, only to find "three-ring binders, backpacks, pencils, pens, shotgun shells."