Talk:Big-box store

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Source of the Phrase "Big Box"[edit]

I would like to know why large retail outlets came to be known as "big box" stores. Maybe that could be included in the article. Or maybe it's obvious, just because they ship large amounts in big boxes. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.45.11.181 (talk) 23:39, 10 October 2013 (UTC)

criticism re unions[edit]

it seems to me this is US specific. can some verify? 155.213.224.59 (talk) 19:29, 29 October 2015 (UTC)