NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., will host a meeting on Oct. 22 in Beijing for approximately 1,000 of its suppliers "to talk about our commitment to socially responsible selling," Lee Scott, president and chief executive officer, said yesterday during a presentation at the Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference here. The purpose of the meeting, he explained, will be to eliminate "people who cheat on overtime; who use forced labor or under-age labor; who dump chemicals into ...

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