Los Angeles Business Journal

Both Sides in Chinatown Wal-Mart Dispute Face Off

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Wal-Mart’s plan to bring a grocery store to Chinatown got another testy airing Tuesday as speakers on both sides of the issue squared off in a crowded hearing room at Los Angeles City Hall. The Los Angeles Times reports that activists urged a council committee to move forward with a ban on large national chain stores in the historic district, but business backers chided the city for targeting a retailer unions don't like.