WEEK 4 Comparative Analysis Problem Amazon Co Inc vs Wal-Mart Stores

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Unformatted text preview: Name Section Date Nidia Stockwell Chapter 6 Comparative Analysis Prob ACC/290 Comparative Analysis Problem: Amazon.com, Inc. vs. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 3/20/2017 Amazon.com, Inc. vs. Wal-Mart Store (a) Amazon.com Wal-Mart Inventory turnover: cost of sales 2013 inventory 2014 inventory Average inventory inventory turnover 62,752 7,411 8,299 7,855 7.99 cost of sales 2013 inventory 2014 inventory Average inventory inventory turnover 358,069 43,803 44,858 44,331 8.08 No of days Inventory turnover Days in inventory 365 8 46 No of days inventory turnover Days in inventory 365 8 45 Days in inventory: (b) Base on the inventory information from Amazon and Wal-Mart. When it comes to information system that comes from Amazon days in inventory vs Wal-Mart days in inventory. Wal-Mart inventory does not sit long at company stores. So for management team at Wal-Mart can use the information to make changes on moving product faster or how much to order on certain things. So there over all cost of sales are not so high. Amazon inventory information can show that with lower inventory purchase. The company can change what products are order to bring down their days in inventoty to be unver 46 days or they can order more product. The management can also look on ways to move products faster, maybe have more items on sale and maybe doing inventory more than onces a year. The Amazon and Wal- Mart compamy can do little changes to impro companys performances and trends that come from customers. Each company should come up with ways to that are in the same industry. 377 377 r 6 Comparative Analysis Problem 2 n.com, Inc. vs. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Wal-Mart to information system that inventory does not sit long ion to make changes on cost of sales are not so high. e company can change what they can order more product. more items on sale and maybe can do little changes to improve y should come up with ways to be better themselves and keep up with another company 377 377 ...
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