Walmart : An American Multinational Retail Corporation

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Walmart Case Write-up Walmart, is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of discount department stores and warehouse stores. Every company successes for a reason. In my opinion, Walmart’s resources and capabilities as follows: It has strong tangible resources and capabilities. First, financial resources and capabilities. It is the world 's largest company by revenue, and the largest retailer in the world. Walmart is a family-owned business, as the company is controlled by the Walton family, who own over 50 percent of Walmart through their holding company, Walton Enterprises. It is also one of the world 's most valuable companies and is also the largest grocery retailer in the US. (Wikipedia) Thus, it have strong ability to generate internal funds and raise external capital. Moreover, its financial numbers shared with every employee. Second, physical resources and capabilities. For example, in U.S., also in Mexico, Britain, Canada and China, Walmart owns thousands of brick-and-mortar stores with advanced equipment. Moreover, its industries are widely scattered, which access to raw materials, distribution channels, and make sure it can delivery within one day. Third, technological resources and capabilities. For example, Walmart has ability to tracking the delivery by satellite, which makes easily and accurately control. It also has intangible resources and capabilities. First, human resources and capabilities. Walmart has high requirements for
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