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CommentWire

Wal-Mart: dominance begins at home

Published By Datamonitor
03 Oct 2000
CommentWire
CommentWire

Wal-Mart: Chinese expansion

The US retailer has successfully outbid a host of foreign and domestic rivals - including Tesco, current market leader Carrefour and domestic operator Lianhua - to buy Trust-Mart, which will enable it to more than double its presence in one of the world's fastest growing economies. This landmark deal plays a crucial role in Wal-Mart's revised international strategy.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Oct 2006
CommentWire
CommentWire

Wal-Mart: China in its hands

Wal-Mart has announced plans to double its number of outlets in China to tap into a liberalizing market. Despite regulatory relaxation, the chain intends to continue investing in partnership with Chinese players rather than via solo ventures. Yet such an approach appears prudent, enabling Wal-Mart to reassess in the future if its stores prove successful.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Jul 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

Wal-Mart: beating rivals with Sam's Club

Undeterred by the current economic climate, Wal-Mart is confident that its Supercenters will become the leading one-stop-shop for rural America. In addition, the company's Sam's Clubs and discount stores are set to proliferate, servicing the budget-conscious. Retailers that stand in the way of this grand plan must counter-attack - or risk being run out of town.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Oct 2002
Expert View
Expert View

Wal-Mart: banking battle looms

Wal-Mart has told US banking regulators it has no plans to open any bank branches. The retail titan is seeking to set up limited banking operations to generate payment transaction savings, but the plans have the US banking industry worried that this is the start of a Wal-Mart entry into consumer finance.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Apr 2006
CommentWire
CommentWire

Wal-Mart: back to basics

Wal-Mart has cited weaker-than-expected clothing sales and disruptions from store renovations as reasons for its lowest monthly same store sales increase in six years. Although the renovated stores do look considerably better, with shorter racks of products providing a broader line of sight in stores, the retailer's customers have not responded as positively as the company anticipated.

Published By Datamonitor
30 Oct 2006
Expert View
Expert View

Wal-Mart: aspiring to attract new customers

Wal-Mart has reported that its US sales at stores open at least a year rose just 2.3% in May as rising petrol prices began hitting disposable incomes. Wal-Mart is introducing more aspirational products to attract new middle-market customers, but success will depend on whether the retailer can shed its down-market image.

Published By Datamonitor
30 May 2006
CommentWire
CommentWire

Wal-Mart: another brick in the wall

Published By Datamonitor
21 Feb 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

Wal-Mart: a new tailored strategy

Wal-Mart is traditionally known for its large generic stores and this change in strategy to become a more focused and tailored operator will help the retailer to remain competitive. Wal-Mart has suffered a slowdown in sales growth and this change in strategy should help support like-for-like growth.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Sep 2006
CommentWire
CommentWire

Wal-Mart/Amazon: an alliance of unequals

Published By Datamonitor
06 Mar 2001

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