Below is a Twitter interaction between the CEO of Walmart, Tom Coughlin, and the city council of Inglewood in 2004. Coughlin (Walmart_King) tries to convince the Inglewood council (Inglewood_Council) to let Walmart build a superstore in the city.
Walmart_King: Save money, live better with Walmart in Inglewood #inglewoodinitiative @Inglewood_CouncilInglewood_Council: There is always a cost for low prices #keeplocalbusinessalive @Walmart_King
Walmart_King: Inglewood citizens can save up to $600 annually with Walmart #moremoneylessproblems @Inglewood_Council
Inglewood_Council: We’ll keep our community looking and feeling better without Walmart. We need higher wages and a better community aesthetic @Walmart_King
3 days later…
Walmart_King: Save money, live better with Walmart in San Diego #sandiegoinitiative