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Old 03-30-2018, 09:33 PM
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Am I the only one who read the thread title as "Walmart to Acquire Humans"?
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yes.
I assumed they already had long ago done that
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I assumed they already had long ago done that
Maybe in a future post-everything robotic AI world, that could be a headline when Walmart decides to go retro.
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Hopefully Target buys CIGNA and we can go work there.
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Am I the only one who read the thread title as "Walmart to Acquire Humans"?
Wait, there seems to be some dust on this thread title
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"Walmart to Acquire For Humans"
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Think about the two target audiences and it makes sense. People on fixed incomes that are seeing property tax increases, seeing lower than average investment returns, and aren't seeing social security increases see Walmart as a solution to their tight budgets. That's a large population of retired people in the midwest/south to target where Walmart is nearly an absolute king of the hill.
But you don't need to acquire Humana to partner in sales.

If this were just a partnership, I can see some opportunities.
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Wonder if/when we'll hear anything else on this.
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