Public imbroglios
Public imbroglios

In 1996, the retailer stunned the music industry by banning an album by Grammy-winner Sheryl Crow because of a song's lyrics suggesting that Walmart sells guns to children. Despite Crow's feel-good image, the chain raised issue with the song, ""Love Is a Good Thing," costing A&M Records hundreds of thousands of album sales.



By Nin-Hai Tseng @FortuneMagazine - Last updated April 24 2012: 4:32 PM ET
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