Socially conscious corporation

“One such company was hailed last year by the left-wing policy website Demos ‘for thumbing its nose at the conventional wisdom that success in the retail industry’ requires paying ‘bargain-basement wages.’ A retail chain with nearly 600 stores and 13,000 workers, this business sets its lowest full-time wage at $15 an hour, and raised wages steadily through the stagnant postrecession years. (Its do-gooder policies also include donating 10 percent of its profits to charity and giving all employees Sunday off.) And the chain is thriving commercially – offering, as Demos put it, a clear example of how ‘doing good for workers can also mean doing good for business.'” — A Company Liberals Could Love, by Ross Douthat

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