Walmart : The World 's Second Largest Public Corporation

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According to Fortune Global 500 list in 2013, Walmart is the world’s second largest public corporation in world. By 2012, the company employs 2.2 million associates worldwide and serves 200 million customers each week at more than 10,000 stores in 27 countries (History Timeline, 2013). David Glass, the CEO of Walmart, states out the two objectives that they focus on:
I. Providing the customers what they want, when they want it, all at a value.
II. Treating each other as we would hope to be treated, acknowledging our total dependency on our associate-partners to sustain our success.
With the balance growth, Walmart is a $466 billion company. In addition, Walmart’s net sale achieve
$274.5 billion, with the international contributed $132.5 billion by 2013 (Walmart 2013 Annual report, 2013) The stores of Wal-Mart are the biggest retail company that operates within the United States of America. The company has received the first position in the Fortune 500 Index Fortune Magazine for a substantial number of years. The company has managed to embrace a distinct corporate strategy whose goal revolves around dominance into the already existing retail market. There has also been an increase in the manner for which expansion activities of the business are conducted. Numerous ventures have been made into the United States, as well as other international markets. Nowadays, the company is perceived to be engaged in creating positive brand-image for its products as

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