By: Megan Dow, Kristin Belanger, and Angèle Bourgoin. Overview of WAL- Mart History Stocks Stock Information The Divisions BCG Their Mission and Vision Statement New Mission and Vision Statement External Opportunities and Threats CPM EFE Internal Strengths and Weaknesses IFE.
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Overview of WAL-Mart
Their Mission and Vision Statement
New Mission and Vision Statement
External Opportunities and Threats
Internal Strengths and Weaknesses
Grand Strategy Matrix
Questions?Overview of WAL-MART Presentation
In 1945 Sam Walton opened the first Ben Franklin franchise in Newport Arkansas and operated them with his wife, Helen and brother, Bud.
These were small chains that were very successful.
In November of 1962 Wal-Mart was opened.
Wasn’t until mid 1970’s that Wal-Mart began to grow.
1st IPO in 1970.
Then 100 shares were worth $1,650 dollars and now the same 100 shares are worth more than $6 million dollars.
In 1999 named #1 stock on the Dow.History of Wal-Mart
1987 in Newport Arkansas and operated them with his wife, Helen and brother, Bud.
2 new concept implemented
Hypermarkets, which sell everything including food
Supercenters which are scaled down supermarkets
Also David Glass named new CEO of Wal-Mart
In 1992 Sam Walton Died and in 1996 Bud Walton died.
In 1995 Wal-Mart’s Annual Report was dedicated to Bud.
New president and CEO H. Lee Scott states that “While our history is rich with success, there’s no question that our best years are yet to come.”History
Years since started
“To provide quality products at an everyday low price
and with extended Customer service…always.”
"The secret of successful retailing is to give your customers what they want. And really, if you think about it from your point of view as a customer, you want everything: a wide assortment of good-quality merchandise; the lowest possible prices; guaranteed satisfaction with what you buy; friendly, knowledgeable service; convenient hours; free parking; a pleasant shopping experience."
- Sam Walton (1918-1992)
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