Warren Saggs, the Walmart junior vice-president who first thought of the plan, Operation Sheepherder, had this to say,
Here at Walmart we value the safety of our customers as well as the lowest prices for our items. Over the years the day after Thanksgiving has become the competitive shopping event in the world. I reflected on the fact that Walmart's doors are opening at 10 PM on Thanksgiving and that can only mean more shoppers than ever. Having grown up on a farm I was well aquainted with the Border Collies ability to move large quantities of livestock like cows, pigs and of course sheep for hours and hours. Their skill was a perfect fit for the problem at hand.When questioned on the efficacy of flying thousands of dogs and their shepherds into the country Mr. Saggs replied, "On the farms Border Collies do the work of three or four men. If anything, we are saving money because we will need less Walmart employees to handle the crowds -- and we pass those savings on to the consumer."
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