Nice one, xkcd.
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Many lists of maps promise to change the way you see the world, but this one actually does.
The ever so popular Walmart growth map gets an update, and yes, it still looks like a wildfire. Sam’s Club follows soon after, although not nearly as vigorously.
Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.