Susan Berfield

Bloomberg Businessweek

Susan Berfield is a writer for Bloomberg Businessweek, where she covers the fast food industry.

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Walmart is the biggest retailer in the country. In fact, Walmart is the largest company in the world with more than 2 million employees.

Walmart's Union Surveillance

Walmart is the biggest retailer in the country. In fact, Walmart is the largest company in the world with more than 2 million employees.

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Been to a McDonald’s lately? If you have, you may be in the minority. The nearly 70-year-old fast food brand is struggling with sluggish sales and an identity crisis.

The Past and Future of McDonalds

Been to a McDonald’s lately? If you have, you may be in the minority. The nearly 70-year-old fast food brand is struggling with sluggish sales and an identity crisis.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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