A CONSULTING FIRM THAT helped drum up community opposition to dozens of proposed Wal-Mart developments around the country was covertly funded in part by supermarket companies, according to a report in last week's Wall Street Journal. According to the article, companies including Ahold, Safeway and Supervalu have paid the firm, Hingham, Mass.-based Saint Consulting Group, to organize opposition to proposed Wal-Mart developments in dozens of markets, including ones in Pennsylvania, Chicago ...
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