Tag-a-long Gate or Thin Mint Gate whichever you prefer this story on Walmart’s introduction of Great Value Private Brand cookies that apparently “knock off” Girl Scout Cookies is all over the web, with the mommy blogs buzzing about the new cookies.
Mom Accuses Walmart of Going After Girl Scouts
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BATAVIA, Ohio (AdAge.com) — Walmart, which has been going after a lot of brands lately with the restage and expansion of its Great Value private label, now appears to be taking on the Girl Scouts.
On her Authentic Organizations blog, C.V. Harquail takes Earth’s largest retailer to task over the apparent expansion of Great Value onto Girl Scout turf.
Read the entire article.
Perhaps the more interesting read is the original blog post from C.V. Harquil. She clearly takes Walmart to task for treading on not only the cookies but also the girls of the girl scouts.
Just when you think your opinion about Wal-mart might be changing…
Just when you think that maybe, just maybe, Wal-mart was learning to be a better citizen…
Wal-mart turns around and does something really … despicable.
It’s not discriminating against women, strong-arming suppliers, polluting neighborhoods or racing to the bottom of the China Price. No, this time it’s closer to home, and in my case, really close to home. This time…
Wal-Mart is knocking off the Girl Scouts.