AMAZON FLAMED OUT IN QUEENS, but neighbors in tiny Schodack, NY are still appealing in court to block 113 vacant acres from becoming a 1
“When they don’t want you, they don’t want you.” That was the succinct comment from Home Depot’s sit?
“When they don’t want you, they don’t want you.” That was the succinct comment from Home Depot’s site development manager after the Brookfield, WI Town
It???s not over yet—but the first hearing on a 2.6 million s.f. Amazon distribution facility was rejected Sept. 26th by the Brooklyn Park, MN planning
Scannell Properties, a real estate developer based in Indianapolis, IN, which has worked on several huge Amazon warehouses, is planning a 2.6 million s.f. ???fulfillment
On September 18th, Plaintiff Dennis J. Stankie will be in a California courtroom pursuing causes of actions of against the 99 Cent Only Stores arising
When is a warehouse not a warehouse? That is the surreal question facing residents in small upstate New York town near Albany. Residents in the
The Element TV company assembly plant in Winnsboro, S.C., is scheduled to lay off 124 (94%) of its workers by October because of ???the new
The town of View Royal has turned down a Home Depot proposal. At a recent town Council meeting, the ?
The town of View Royal has turned down a Home Depot proposal. At a recent town Council meeting, the vote was 24 people against Home
On May 30th at Walmart???s 2018 Annual Meeting, shareholders will vote on a ???Request for Report on Racial or Ethnic Pay Gaps.??? A group of
Walmart is paying the District of Columbia $1.3 million of ???sorry money??? after the retailer ditched two planned stores in Washington???s low-income neighborhoods. The two
A jury has awarded 4 investors, and their company, Gulf Coast Investment, $1 million in actual damag?
A jury has awarded 4 investors, and their company, Gulf Coast Investment, $1 million in actual damages, and $500,000 in expemplary damages in a lawsuit
Wal-Mart is literally trying to raise the dead to make way for their controversial store in West Nas?
DID WALMART INFLATE ITS ONLINE SALES NUMBERS? Walmart stock soared in recent months largely on the strength of its online sales numbers—but one former Walmart
FAMILY DOLLAR PAYS CLASS OF FEMALE STORE MANAGERS $45 MILLION IN EQUAL PAY SETTLEMENT After a 15 year lawsuit, tens of thousands of female managers
Just what Florida needs: another 700,000 s.f. of retail sprawl. That???s the equivalent of 12 football fields, plus three times as much blacktop for parking
Eleven years after losing a City Council vote to expand their superstore in Chico, California, Wal-Mart got some help from a judge, who cleared the
In July of 2007, officials in Hinsdale, New Hampshire, located east across the Connecticut River from Brattleboro, Vermont, learned that their “old” 105,000 s.f. Wal-Mart
America???s largest retailer,owned by American???s richest family, is filing a flurry of lawsuits against cities and small towns in Wisconsin, seeking to pay these communities
Money can???t buy you love—and it doesn???t always buy political victory either. Ten months after Massachusetts voters defeated by a 62% margin a ballot question
The Dutch conglomerate Royal Ahold is putting up gas stations in its super Stop & Shop parking lots.?
The Dutch conglomerate Royal Ahold is putting up gas stations in its super Stop & Shop parking lots. In Cumberland, RI, Stop & Shop is
Nine years ago, in May of 2008, residents of Copley, Ohio contacted Sprawl-Busters for help in blocking a proposed Wal-Mart superstore. This week, residents wrote
An obscure war lasting more than two decades has pitted Big Box retailers like Lowe???s, Home Depot, Target and Wal-Mart against taxpayers in small towns
A developer wants to put a 203,750 s.f. Wal-Mart supercenter 1,700 feet from the Lower Macungie, PA ?
A developer wants to put a 203,750 s.f. Wal-Mart supercenter 1,700 feet from the Lower Macungie, PA Middle School, and a new road will run
Wal-Mart is counting on its workers literally ???to go the last mile??? for their company. Wal-Mart is enticing its workers on their was home from
For nearly 6 years, Wal-Mart has suffered through painful headline stories about it corrupt practices while seeking permit approvals for new store growth in Mexico,
The Matrix Development Group must have been displeased recently when another “group” of nearly 200 r?
The Matrix Development Group must have been displeased recently when another “group” of nearly 200 residents showed up in Lower Makefield, Pennsylvania to protest plans
The city of Tiffin, Ohio (pop 18,000) has a Wal-Mart problem. ???It is a problem, it has always been a problem with the big box
On December 3, 2006, Sprawl-Busters reported that a developer wanted to build a 228,000-s.f. Wal-Mart supercenter in Toms River, New Jersey. But the northern pine
Since 2006, Sprawl-Busters has written 16 articles about Wal-Mart???s protracted effort to build a store in Atascadero, California. That all came to crashing end when
This month, Wal-Mart finally threw in the towel in Ballston, New York, Sprawl-Busters first learned of a Wal-Mart battle in the small town of Ballston
Wal-Mart has decided to take a pass on a project in El Paso. At the end of October, Wal-Mart told the city of El Paso,Texas
Terri Saunders (not her real name), a Wal-Mart employee, was forcefully and brutally raped by her Wa?
Terri Saunders (not her real name), a Wal-Mart employee, was forcefully and brutally raped by her Wal-Mart supervisor while she was at work in the
Wal-Mart has set aside $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit affecting roughly 1,100 of its gay and lesbian employees charging that the retailer denied health