WASHINGTON -- Wal-Mart Stores, in a move to shore up its image, has attempted to answer its critics with the release of several economic studies highlighting the impact the retail giant has on prices, jobs and wages. Seeking more "transparency" and balanced coverage, the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer held a tightly controlled symposium here at the J.W. Marriott Hotel and released nine independent economic studies -- some of which revealed negative findings -- from academics and ...

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