You think I'm kidding? Per the Chicago Tribune, local paper to the city Wal-Mart hopes to land in next: "[Wal-Mart] is offering to pay for local newspaper advertising to showcase the independent stores on Wal-Mart's in-store TV network and donate funds to the local chambers of commerce."
For the more cynical at heart, here's the catch you've been waiting for: "The program is only offered for economically disadvantaged inner-city neighborhoods."
Right, so Wal-Mart only cares if you're super-poor and likely to go out of business anyhow. Healthier competitors be damned.