Wal-Mart vs. Cloverleaf Grocery

May 18, 2007

Sticking with the Wal-Mart theme, CBC Radio show As it Happens (2007-05-09) interviewed Dan Loney of Cloverleaf Grocery.

In recent years, Wal-Mart has tried to trademark all sorts of things. But a family-owned grocery store in tiny Emo, Ontario may be beating it at the price and the name game –by using Wal-mart’s own identity in its advertising. Dan Loney, owner of the Cloverleaf Grocery, has raised an oft-asked question: “What’s in a name?” Plenty, according to Wal-mart’s Canadian lawyers, who’ve just sent him a cease and desist order. Guest host Jane Hawtin speaks to Dan Loney.

Click on the player below to listen to the podcast.


One Response to “Wal-Mart vs. Cloverleaf Grocery”

  1. Samantha Says:

    Thanks for spreading the HootSuite magsese. I’ll d/l and stick in my ear ont he bus ride home + add to an upcoming news round-up blog post to spread your show’s mojo.Cheers!

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