Crisis Communications Walmart defends lifetime ban of Arizona man The customer says he was banned for taking advantage the store chain’s price matching policy once too often. Walmart says he threatened an employee. By Kevin Allen@kevin_j_allenDec. 12, 2013 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content Here’s Walmart’s statement on the case: To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.