BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Opposition to the growth of Wal-Mart Stores here might be missing the mark. The New Jersey Legislature, for example, is examining a bill to halt the construction of all diversified big-box retailers within the state, except for category killers like Home Depot and Best Buy. In sales-tax-free Montana, lawmakers have proposed a bill dubbed the "Wal-Mart tax," which would impose gross-receipts tax on the state's largest retailers for their consumption of natural and labor ...
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