Center for Citizen Media Rotating Header Image

Watching Walmart Spread Through America

Flowing Data: Watching the Growth of Walmart Across America

Brilliant. I was working in the Midwest when Walmart’s destructive march across the nation’s heartland was just gaining strength. This visualization looks like the nuclear explosion map in old movies, and the imagery — if over the top — is thought-provoking.

Updated with fixed link….

2 Comments on “Watching Walmart Spread Through America”

  1. #1 chris
    on Mar 26th, 2009 at 11:45 am

    It looks like the link is broken; I get an internal 404.

  2. #2 Sean Upton
    on Mar 26th, 2009 at 1:28 pm

    Google to the rescue for that link: