Walmart Success in China?

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Case Study: Wal-Mart Stores “Every Day Low Prices” In China Webster University INTB 5000 1 Webster University 2 Wal-Mart Stores “Every Day Low Prices” In China FACTS:   First opened in Shenzhen on August 12, 1996 As of December 2007    94 stores in 51 cities Employs 43,000+ associates Serves around 5 million customers per week        Transition from rural US to metro/urban in China Competitive analysis a core value of the company  Shopping 1,500 items and price matching them through “Special Buy” Analysis Major pressure from the Chinese regional governments to centralize in high growth regions  About-face by Chinese govt. on Shanghai is of interest  Has major implications on Wal-Mart’s ability to…show more content…
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