Walmart Quietly Chooses a Side (Sort of) in the Debate Over the Mississippi State Flag

The NCAA, SEC and local organizations have called for change

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Walmart has temporarily removed the state flag of Mississippi from its 78 stores there. Getty Images
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Walmart, the largest retailer in the U.S., is the latest to join the debate over the Mississippi state flag after quietly (and temporarily) removing it from the 78 stores it operates in the state.

@lisalacy Lisa Lacy is a senior writer at Adweek, where she focuses on retail and the growing reach of Amazon.