Grass-roots opposition to Wal-Mart (WMT) stores are often secretly funded by giant supermarket...

|About: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)|By:, SA News Editor

Grass-roots opposition to Wal-Mart (WMT) stores are often secretly funded by giant supermarket companies including Supervalu (SVU), Safeway (SWY) and Ahold (AHONY.PK), according to a WSJ report. The companies hire a consultant specializing in using political campaign tactics to build support against Wal-Mart developments.