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Walmart profile

A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.

Walmart: data

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Strategic outlook for Walmart

We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years.

USA country presentation

This guide to USA explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

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With people spending more time at home because of the pandemic, Walmex (Walmart Mexico) responded by reprioritising its digital transformation, shifting its investment in to strengthening its omnichannel proposition. In early 2021 it announced its three strategic priorities for the year ahead, of which one was ‘leading in omnichannel’. Here we explore how this is progressing and how the launch of its new subscription service, Walmart Pass, supports its aims.

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As part of its plan to develop new revenue and profit pools, Walmart is to start offering several of its technologies and capabilities to other businesses. Enabling further investment in the customer value proposition Under this initiative, Walmart will aim to monetise the technologies it has developed over the last few years to support its digital transformation and moves towards creating ...
The retailer announced the official opening of Guangzhou Tianhe store on 20 July. It is the retailer’s second store in Guangzhou and the 33 rd in the country. More than 4,000 SKUs sourced globally The store is situated in Merrill Lynch M·LIVE World, Huangpu Avenue, Tianhe District, Guangzhou. Covering an area of more than 20,000 sq m, the store offers 1,500 parking spaces. The range consis...
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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