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Unformatted text preview: on their imports going down from 10% to 3%. Since the lowering of these costs Wal-Mart has been on a level playing field with the other retailers and because of their competitive strategy they were able to pass up the competition. Because Wal-Mart buys in such huge quantities they are able to negotiate the price down. The smartest thing Wal-Mart has done is pass on these savings to their customers, something the competition doesn’t always do. Wal-Mart also built super warehouses in central locations to cut down on shipping costs....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course BUS 187 at San Jose State.