From the archives: Walmart Canada marks 20 years

This month in 2014, Hardlines reported that Walmart was celebrating 20 years in Canada. “Walmart officially entered the Canadian marketplace on March 17, 1994 with the purchase of the Woolco Canada chain of retail stores … The company will mark this milestone with a variety of initiatives and events, including an interdisciplinary summit on lowering the cost of living for ordinary Canadians, to be held in Toronto in the fall.”

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