Walmart - Introduction Wal-Mart is an American company...

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Introduction Wal-Mart is an American company which operates through a large number of departmental stores. This can be proved with the help of the company's annual report for the year 2008. According to this data, the company is named as the world's largest public corporation revenue generator. The company takes several initiatives to determine its strategic planning (Wal-Mart, 2008). The company takes a large number of initiatives for making its strategic planning strong and effective. Wal-Mart does its planning in such an effective manner that the operations of the company enable the customers to save more money. According to the current data, Wal-Mart is implementing several environmental measures for increasing the energy efficiency of its operations. Wal-Mart always frames its financial strategies in a way to keep low prices on the counter products in order to achieve maximum profits. The company makes changes in its strategic planning according to the changing economic environment. For saving the time of its customers, Wal-Mart has made one stop shopping centers. Another initiative of Wal-Mart's strategic planning relates to its responsibility towards the environment. For this purpose, it has made about 145 million energy efficient bulbs and saved energy for three new coal-fired power plants. In addition to this, the company also provides better health insurance policies for its customers. According to the annual report of 2008, the company has increased its health insurance percentage from 90.4% to 92.7% this year. In its strategic planning, the company also makes some changes in the financial strategies. Due
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2010 for the course FIN/370 FIN/370 taught by Professor Raymond during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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