Wal-Mart Looks to Marketing for Sales Boost

22 February 2006

   ARKANSAS - The world's largest retailer plans to increase its 200-person marketing staff by 60 people, or 30%, through the next year.
   US-headquartered Wal-Mart Stores is upgrading its image and the quality of its merchandise in an effort to get customers to buy more than low-priced items such as laundry detergent and sweatsocks.