Lecture3_Wal-Mart

Lecture3_Wal-Mart - BUAD497 Strategic Management Session 3:...

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BUAD497 Strategic Management Session 3: Wal*Mart Stores, Inc. Lori Yue, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Marshall School of Business University of Southern California
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Since  2008
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Top 10 wealthiest Americans in  1999 Source:  1999 “Forbes 400” ranking Name Net Worth Source 1. William H. Gates III $85 Bil. Microsoft Corp. 2. Paul Allen $40 Bil. Microsoft Corp. 3. Warren Buffett $31 Bil. Berkshire Hathaway 4. Steven Ballmer $23 Bil. Microsoft Corp. 5. Michael Dell $20 Bil. Dell Computer Corp. 6. Helen R. Walton $17 Bil. Inheritance (Wal-Mart Stores) 7. John T. Walton $17 Bil. Inheritance (Wal-Mart Stores) 8. Alice L. Walton $17 Bil. Inheritance (Wal-Mart Stores) 9. S. Robson Walton $17 Bil. Wal-Mart Stores 10. Jim C. Walton $17 Bil. Inheritance (Wal-Mart Stores)
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v Wal-Mart Growth Video Clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbYnkg6wYSI
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Some Wal-Mart Facts v Wal-Mart now has about 3,900 stores in the United States (including 10 each in Hawaii and Alaska) v More than half of all Americans live within a five mile radius of a Wal-Mart store v More than 90 percent of all Americans live within 15 miles of a Wal-Mart store v Every year, 93 percent of American households shop at Wal-Mart v Wal-Mart is also the largest retailer in both Canada and Mexico v Worldwide, there will be 7.2 billion transactions at Wal- Mart (the Earth’s population is 6.4 billion) v World's largest public corporation by revenue, according to the 2011 Fortune Global 500
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Some Wal-Mart Facts (Cont’d) v Wal-Mart now employs 2.1 million people, making it the largest company in the world (and in the history of the world) v Wal-Mart is not just the largest—it also no longer has any near rivals (it’s as big as Home Depot, Kroger, Target, Costco, Sears, and Kmart… v Wal-mart will sell more from January 1 to St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th) than Target sells all year v In sum, a success story no doubt… v The Case focuses on Wal-Mart up to 1994… combined )
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So let’s discuss why Wal-Mart has been so successful… Since  2008
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