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“Saving People Money, so they can live better.” Business Model: Cost Leadership Low Price Highly Efficient Quality as reliability Large company targets average customers Business Industry: Discount Retail Building Blocks of Competitive Advantage: Superior Efficiency Customer Responsiveness
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SWOT Analysis STRENGTHS: - Manage Inventory with the use of distribution centers - Great locations for stores and distribution centers - Efficient supply: they buy in large quantities & receive discounts
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Unformatted text preview: -Offer wide variety of goods WEAKNESSES:-Sells lower quality goods-Poor customer service-Store can often be chaotic and messy OPPORTUNITIES:- Selling higher quality goods; natural and organic goods-Increase the numner of Wal-Mart Super Centers -Work with alcoholic manufacturers to sell liquor at a discount THREATS:- Their competitors pose a threat; K-Mart, Target, Costco, & Testco-Law-suits- Healthy, natural, organic alternatives such as Trader Joes and Whole Foods...
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