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> It sort of reminds me those companies you hear about every once in a while that say "No" to being sold in Wal-Mart.

Speaking of which, I wonder what became of this one?

http://www.fastcompany.com/54763/man-who-said-no-wal-mart

Apologies for deviating from the thread's topic, but I re-read that the other day and got to wondering.




Snapper/Simplicity ended up being bought by Briggs & Stratton, which apparently decided to back peddle a bit:

Walmart to sell Briggs & Stratton Snapper mowers http://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2013/01/17/walmart...

Here is a forum comment apparently from Jim Wier ("The Man Who Said No to Walmart") regarding the Sears deal after his departure: http://ppecongress.com/showpost.php?s=b79ee2a3f907acf9594e26...




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