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Walmart Case Study

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There are many stores that decided to open their doors early on November 26,2015. Big name company’s like Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Toys R Us, Sears, Old Navy, and Macy’s (TheBlackFriday.com,2015) just to name a few. Of the Company’s listed included the company that my group did on our presentation in class, by the name of JC Penney. There are also plenty of companies who decided to stick to a family audience by pledging to close their stores on Thanksgiving and not participate in the early Black Friday openings. These Company’s include Babies R Us, Pets Mart, Sam’s Club, TJ Maxx, and Bed Bath& Beyond (TheBlackFriday.com,2015). With these closings and early openings is leads me to come to the conclusion whether or not I like early…show more content…
Although Sam’s decided to close Walmart decided to offer a 24-hour sale both online and in the store starting at 6 on Thursday morning. This really confused me in my research mainly because Sam’s West, Inc. is an American chain that is owned and operated by Walmart, making Walmart it’s parent company. Sam’s is Conveniently named after the Walmart founder Sam Walton. I can see why many warehouse stores decided to clothes. From the article on Blackfriday.com it stated that both Sam’s and its opponent Costco did not open its doors, noting that it’s a time for family. Sam’s Club made its decision to close again this year based on company and member feedback. According to the Spokeswoman Tara Raddohl closing Thanksgiving Day and keeping regular club hours after Thanksgiving rather than open early was what members and management wanted. Raddohl did say, “As an alternative, members can kick off their Black Friday savings Thursday evening online at samsclub.com “. Being that it is a warehouse store that is filled with great brands amazing prices, sticking to customer feedback while also offering alternatives like shopping
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