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Industry Case Write-Up. Close examination of Wal-Mart. Yanlong Li BUS 240 - 001. Retail Industry -. Retailing consists of sale of goods/items/merchandise from fixed locations Includes many sorts of formats, different in size and shape Discount Warehouse Department Convenience Catalog.

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Industry case write up

Industry Case Write-Up

Close examination of Wal-Mart

Yanlong Li

BUS 240 - 001


Retail industry

Retail Industry -

  • Retailing consists of sale of goods/items/merchandise from fixed locations

  • Includes many sorts of formats, different in size and shape

    • Discount

    • Warehouse

    • Department

    • Convenience

    • Catalog


Figures

Figures -

  • Top 100 U.S. Retailers Account for $1.74 Trillion in Sales (2008)

  • Wal-Mart - $379 billion (2007)

  • Nearly five times that of second-place Home Depot

  • Follow by CVS, Kroger

  • Others – Costco, Target, Sears, Kmart


Porter s model

Porter’s Model -


Industry value chain

Industry Value Chain -


History of wal mart

History of Wal-Mart -

  • First store was founded by Sam Walton in Rogers, Arkansas in 1962

  • First distribution center and home office 1970

  • Incorporated in October, 1969 and listed in NYSE in 1972

  • Owns and operates Sam’s Club

  • International market


More wal mart figures

More Wal-Mart Figures -

  • Market cap – $202 Billion (2008)

  • Revenue - $404.16 Billion (2009)

  • Operating income - $30.07 Billion (2009)

  • Net income - $13.59 Billion (2009)

  • Total assets - $163.514 Billion (2007)

  • Total equity - $64.608 Billion (2007)

  • Total employees – 2,100,000 (2008)


Wal mart and it its

Wal-Mart and IT/ITS -

  • Wal-Mart POS System

  • Electronic compunctions and linkage

  • Bar Code and UPC

  • RFID

  • UCCnet


Thank you

Thank You

Thank You for Your Time!


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