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Netanyahu Is Trying To Convince Walmart To Expand To Israel

If he can it would be a big economic win for the country
Posted at 3:40 PM, Feb 07, 2018

The world's largest retailer may be headed to Israel, according to Bloomberg.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly discussed welcoming Walmart to the country with a top company executive at the World Economic Forum last week. 

The big-box store would be an economic win for Israel, which has had some difficulties attracting retailers due to a small economy and troubled relations with its neighbors.

A spokesperson for Netanyahu said of Walmart, "We made it clear we are ready to ease regulatory burdens wherever possible to make the market more accessible to them."