Voters in Lorain, Ohio left no ambiguity for Wal-Mart to figure out. On Tuesday, the giant retailer’s plans to rezone 37 acres of land was
Several residents of Lorain, Ohio contacted Sprawl-Busters about a Wal-Mart supercenter proposed for their town. “Wal-Mart is trying to bully our community and squeeze their
Many big box retailers leave “dark stores” behind them when they prematurely close one unit, and move to a bigger one. Wal-Mart has 400 “dark
The strategies written here were produced by Sprawl-Busters in 2006 at the request of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), mainly for citizen groups that were fighting Walmart. But the tips for fighting unwanted development apply to any project—whether its fighting Dollar General, an Amazon warehouse, or a Home Depot.
Big projects, or small, these BATTLEMART TIPS will help you better understand what you are up against, and how to win your battle.