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Unformatted text preview: town and those new people tend to shop around. It helps the town financially and the local businesses. In other words, how is Wal-Mart a part of each of the following forces when they open a supercenter in a certain area? 1. Local competitive forces – This affects the local businesses such as mom and pop stores. 2. Local economic forces – This provides jobs for the town and probably more income for the town as well. 3. Local political forces – This helps the influence of the economy and the stability of a country with their actions. 4. Local legal and regulatory forces – Helps with the taxes and government issues. 5. Technological forces – Provides with the new ideas for new product 6. Local sociocultural forces – This affects the behavior of the shoppers....
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- Fall '07
- Marketing, Hypermarket, Target Corporation, Big-box store, local marketing environment