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Jet.com and Walmart work through cultural differences

The Wall Street Journal 06/25/2017

There are typically a number of differences between the cultures of startups such as Jet.com and large corporate organizations such as Walmart. The two parties had to work through those, including Jet’s weekly on-site happy hour. With drinking on work premises strictly forbidden by Walmart, the two came up with a compromise: the parent company pays the tab for Jet employees to get together offsite at the end of the workday on Friday.

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