America's 5 most popular stores

The country has a short list of go-to fast-food favorites and major chains for one-stop shopping.

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May 20, 2014 7:28PM
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Walmart...  the store everyone claims to hate, but still uses...
May 20, 2014 9:00PM
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more proof that americans are total hypocrites

people here do nothing but complain about these stores bla bla bla and then you see them buy stuff there all the time
May 20, 2014 9:15PM
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I thought Walmart was on the most hated list?
May 11, 2014 1:50PM
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I must be on the right track, I rarely go to any of these "stores".
May 10, 2014 12:55PM
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Uh, so stores and restaurants are the same thing now? No Costco? you have to be kidding.
May 21, 2014 12:41AM
May 21, 2014 6:03AM
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Will someone pls explain the difference between Walmart & Target? People bash Walmart but run to Target. Hello?! They have same merchandise only Target charges more!


Starbucks. Everyone claims to hate them yet their stores are always full.


McD's. Everyone claims to hate them too yet they are always always busy.


So type what you want. Clearly someone is LYING!

May 21, 2014 7:14AM
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So, the TWO most popular stores are Walgreens & Walmart, and the THREE most popular fast food joints are Starbucks, Subway and McDonalds.

Sorry, but I don't consider a fast food restaurant a "store".  They sell one thing: FOOD. That makes them a restaurant, NOT a store.

May 21, 2014 10:03AM
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I retired from drinking Starbucks 15 years ago, more money available for beer.
May 20, 2014 10:13PM
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Popular...but for all the WRONG reasons IMO.

May 21, 2014 12:52AM
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I shop Walmart for septic tank cleaning materials. Is there irony there?
May 21, 2014 8:33AM
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So, Wal*mart is BOTH "America's #1 most popular store" AND "#1 retailer with the worst customer service" according to MSN. I guess consumers are just a bunch of masochists.
May 21, 2014 8:51AM
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Starbucks, Subway and McDonalds are not "stores"!!!!!! Can you go in and pick up and look at an item before buying, or for that matter is anything actually displayed? Someone was really stupid in calling them stores!
May 21, 2014 12:24PM
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I can proudly say I've never set foot inside a Starbucks.......How much for a simple cup of coffee?
May 21, 2014 9:56AM
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The media loves to beat up on Walmart and McDonalds. Look who came in number 1 and 2. Go figure...................
May 21, 2014 10:54AM
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I won't go into a Wal-Mart for many reasons, but I do love the articles,  It seems some consumers have a love hate  thing about Wal-Mart.
May 21, 2014 10:16AM
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Comparing apples to oranges here, folks.  Stores are not just stores.
May 20, 2014 8:03PM
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Except for Wags, the other companies were started after WW2. Subways, Starbucks and McDonalds all provide individuals and groups opportunities to invest capital in franchise(s). While success ain't guarantee and many franchise units do close in time, franchising is a trend that provide employment and job skills, especially for those beginning their work career. 
May 20, 2014 11:29PM
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the list for the top 5 America's popular stores...has got to be "untrue"
May 21, 2014 10:16AM
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So, in one "article" (Being generous calling anything MSN puts out an article) MSN states that Walmart is one of the worst stores in the world (Best and worst grocery stores) and in this article, they are saying it is the best store in the world?


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