SEATTLE — A new report from Puget Sound Sage, an economic policy advocacy organization here, concludes that each new Wal-Mart store opening in a Puget Sound neighborhood will result in a loss of $13 million of net economic output and $14 million in lost wages over 20 years. "We know now the true economic impact a Wal-Mart store has on a neighborhood when it moves in," researcher Christopher Fowler said in a statement. "The research shows that the negative impact is ...
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