Wal-Mart Encourages Camping in Parking Lots

Mountain Xpress | August 19, 2004
With its 24/7 operations and expansive parking lots, Wal-Mart apparently realized it could make more friends (and more cents) by letting folks in self-contained campers spend the night (and perhaps spend some money while they're at it) than by chasing them off at the risk of alienating potential customers.

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