It's well written, incredibly detailed, the research that went into it is impressive.
If you just love shopping, buying, roaming around, reacting to the price-tags in mamouth-sized stores ... then you'll hate Stacy Mitchell's work.
Stacy Mitchell's Big Box Swindle is an excellent resource to educate government decision makers about the economic perils of big box chains.
The effect of chain stores on independent businesses has always been an interest of mine. All I have to say about this book is Wow ! Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kathleen L. Dooley
Stacy Mitchell's Big Box Swindle is an excellent resource to educate government decision makers about the economic perils of big box chains.Published 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
Muckraking journalism at its very best. Well documented studies of the effects economically, socially, and environmentally on our lives. Read morePublished 18 months ago by P. B. Traverso
Read this book. It's not easy, the truth can sometimes be painful and disturbing. But if you want to be educated, if you want to really goes on in the world of big-box stores you... Read morePublished on March 8, 2011 by NotGreg
I just want to add my "5" to those already posted. They do a good job recommending this fine book. It should be required reading for local and state officials and anyone who has... Read morePublished on November 22, 2010 by Thomas Atwater
When I opened this book I thought I already knew a fair amount about the issues it contains. But Big Box Swindle really shows so many angles on the struggle between small,... Read morePublished on January 11, 2010 by NewYorker
This book can only be written by someone who has never started or operated a business (successfully). Read morePublished on April 18, 2009 by Reader
A book every caring American should read. It tells you what Wallmart has realy done to us.Published on April 7, 2009 by Edward Weinstein
Very well researched and documented. Easy and interesting read, even an involved story at times. I liked the book and the presentation very much. Read morePublished on January 30, 2009 by T. Ellison