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8 Reasons to Shop at Walmart (Even If You Hate Walmart)

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Let’s be honest: Shoppers have a love-hate relationship with Walmart. The giant retailer consistently ranks at the bottom in customer satisfaction surveys, yet 260 million people worldwide still visit its stores every week. Walmart must be doing something right.

If, like me, you abandoned Walmart years ago, it may be time to reconsider. The Bentonville, Ark.-based company has been fast remaking itself, sending shots over the bows of rivals ranging from Target and Amazon to just about every grocery chain within shouting distance, including Aldi, Safeway and even upscale Whole Foods.

We recently checked out a couple of Walmart stores in Northern Virginia to take in some of the changes unfurled by Uncle Wally. We also gazed into Walmart’s online world of wonders. Take a look at what we found.

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