Time to play, Parse that Word…
“This move will help facilitate our growth as we seek to enter new markets and develop new segments across the U.S. and will drive efficiencies by allowing us to better leverage our resources…”
– Walmart Vice Chair Eduardo Castro-Wright, discussing the creation of Walmart West, a regional arm that will oversee stores in Hawaii, in an employee memo quoted in Pacific Business News
What definition of “leverage” is Castro-Wright using?
A. To improve or enhance
B. Positional advantage
C. Maximizing profits through “local washing”
D. Squeezing a little more blood from the turnip