Value Chain Analysis Example - Wal-Mart

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Example: Wal*Mart’s Value Chain Support Activities Firm infrastructure Human resources management Technology development Procurement Primary Activities Inbound Operations Outbound Marketing Service logistics logistics employee input displays/merchandising shrinkage incentive employee emphasis stock options store manager autonomy advanced order computerized sales & satellite comm’ns system tracking, UPC readers CAD to improve mix of goods Direct links to suppliers
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Unformatted text preview: inventory restocking Centralized purchasing Low supplier power Management by walking around, leased space Constant communication, no regional offices Hub & spoke Quicker restocking Distribution centers Hold less inventory Backhaul policy Floor space Sku’s Hard goods Inventory turn Cash & carry Meet local preferences Local pricing Few promotions No questions Asked refund policy...
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