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As Walmart’s revenue approaches $570bn, we look at what’s driving its continued strong performance and consider what’s next for the business as it starts to gain traction with its flywheel model.

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In separate developments, Walmart-owned Massmart and Shoprite have announced plans to exit several markets across Africa. The exits underline South African retailer’s growing focus on profitability and desire to sell off non-core assets to enable them to invest in faster growing areas of their operations. Massmart to exit five markets… Following its sale of non-core retail assets to Shopr...
Walmart majority-owned Massmart is divesting non-core retail assets to Shoprite Checkers, the leading grocery retailer in South Africa. The retailer has also confirmed that it is in talks to acquire a controlling stake in OneCart, the country’s leading grocery delivery service. Divesting Cambridge Food, Rhino Cash and Carry and Masscash Cash and Carry Massmart is divesting its Cambridge Foo...
Having undertaken three major divestments in the last year and digital growth set to outpace sales through physical formats, a very different Walmart will emerge over the next five years. We highlight the five major changes to plan for. Business in transformation Walmart is the world's largest retailer, with activities spanning North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa. It has emerged a...

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19/04/2022
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated twice yearly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
13/07/2021
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years.
16/06/2021
In this report we highlight four global sustainability trends we expect retailers to implement as part of sustainability strategies during 2021, and beyond.

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This in-depth guide to South Africa explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

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