Target Case (1).docx - Case Assignment 2(Target Corporation Ackman versus the Board 1 How does Target\u2019s business model differ from that of Walmart In

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Case Assignment 2 (Target Corporation: Ackman versus the Board) 1. How does Target’s business model differ from that of Walmart? In 2009, Walmart was the largest retailer store in the U.S with a major revenue of $400 billion while Target was the second largest with total revenue of $64 billion. Walmart is an organization that centered its business model on providing widespread products at "always low prices." The organization has also considered having "greeters" at each store entrance. This is a move where retailers pay a fitting cost for their products to be inserted into storefronts and shelves. Walmart's primary purpose is to ensure a sale of majorly demanded products only. On the other hand, Target Corporation's business model is based on the philosophy of "expected more pay less." Target corporation wanted to produce an extensive variety of products for their customers based on the specific label items with a conjunction of the traditional retail stores. The

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