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Two union-backed studies claim Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville charged the wrong price to shoppers at a rate that exceeds those set by federal guidelines.

Two union-backed studies claim Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville charged the wrong price to shoppers at a rate that exceeds those set by federal guidelines. The studies said random purchases at 60 stores in California found the wrong price came up 8.3 percent of the time. At 78 stores in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan, the wrong price came up 6.4 percent of the time. The National Institute for Standards & Technology says that for every 100 items scanned, no more than two should have the wrong price.
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Title Annotation:Business Briefs
Comment:Two union-backed studies claim Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville charged the wrong price to shoppers at a rate that exceeds those set by federal guidelines.(Business Briefs)
Publication:Arkansas Business
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Nov 28, 2005
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