Walmart Case Analysis

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Walmart Corporation is the world’s chief company by revenue and the largest retailer in the world. It is a retail discount department and warehouse store. It currently serves customers worldwide in 28 countries throughout 11,695 store locations-including Sam’s Club and the Walmart Supercenter. It is also the world’s largest private employer, with more than 2.3 million staff and their current CEO is C. Douglas McMillon. Walmart was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton in Rogers, Arkansas. He had a dream to build store that offered low prices and great value to the customers. Walmart’s official company purpose is “Saving people money so they can live better” (2017, Walmart History, pg. 3). Although, the company has expanded its location all around the world and made billions of dollars in sales, Walmart is faced with new competition, numerous legal and unethical disputes and vast fines each year. Legal Involvement Walmart has been in the news for the past few years over several legal issues. They have On November 8, 2017; Henry Walker from Alabama was awarded $7.5 million by a jury for breaking his hip while reaching for a watermelon at Walmart in 2015. He said, “His foot became trapped in a pallet beneath a box of watermelons as he reached for one and he fell which sustained his injury” (2017, Fox News, pg. 1). Walmart “maintains the display is not dangerous and the injury was the fault of the customers” (2017, Fox News, pg.1). Currently, Walmart continues to display their
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