Sam's own Member's Mark bagged coffee was the first fair trade item sold. Photos courtesy of SAM’S CLUB
Sidebar: Club Competition
For retailers like Sam’s Club, offering fair trade products isn’t just about being a more ethical operator — it’s about gaining a competitive edge. With consistent double-digit sales growth and more than $1 billion in global revenues, fair trade products have become part of Sam’s Club’s strategy to grow sales and pull even with its closest rival, Costco. In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer, who was ...
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