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    that Wal-Mart pursued to maintain its growth and marketing leadership position? What factors should a firm consider in the development of its marketing strategy. In my analysis of the article, the marketing strategies employed by Wal-Mart are; I. Cost Leadership Wal-Mart commits to deliver quality products with the lowest price. Wal-Mart’s prices are up to 15% cheaper than other stores. Wal-Mart’s store managers are given authority to lower prices based on the local competition. Wal-Mart stores

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    Overview When someone says “Wal-Mart,” there are several ideas that probably come to mind; an idea such as “Everyday Low Prices,” Wal-Mart superstores, and that Wal-Mart is the biggest corporate giant in the world wouldn’t be too far fetched. However, Wal-Mart almost went bankrupt before it even started. Back in 1962, Sam Walton (the founder of Wal-Mart) probably never imagined that Wal-Mart would reach the astronomical heights that it has. In the beginning, Wal-Mart entered the discount retail industry

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    Wal-Mart Is Wal-Mart good for communities, or is Wal-Mart a wolf in sheep's clothing? With a gross annual sales of over $67 billion and more than 2,000 stores, Wal-Mart is one of the biggest corporations in the United States. Wal-Mart opens a new store once every two days in small communities and cities across the United States, however, are these stores good for these communities, or are they wrecking havok? When you look down at the fine print Wal-Mart doesn't earn it's money it steals it money

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    In 1962, Sam Walton opened his first Wal-Mart Discount City Store in Arkansas. Walton growth of his store accelerated and soon expanded to 24 stores across Arkansas, reaching $12.6 million in sales. The company was incorporated as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in 1969. It began trading stock as a publicly held company in 1972 and listed on the stock exchange soon after. The company entered into Tennessee in 1973. Wal-Mart management strategy emphasizes its workforce and its corporate culture. It wants to

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    Everyone in America knows that at Wal-Mart they can find most of their basic items at the best price. However, due to the stakeholder's expectations in the stock market and the minimal growth they have seen in the last year, Wal-Mart has decided to focus on a new segment of the Market. They have strategized how to appeal to the upscale customer, keeping our earth clean, and maintaining their low prices. They have decided to add a few upscale lines in their product line to attract the upscale customer

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    Wal-mart is currently the world’s largest company. It has seen continuous growth and financial success since it was founded in 1962. Today it is living off of a previous reputation of solid ethical business practices that are no longer being exercised. Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-mart, was considered to be “freakishly cheap… Cost-cutting was an obsession in the Wal-mart culture… on business trips, everyone, including the boss, flew coach, and hotel rooms were always shared.” (reclaimdemocracy

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    success lies in one man: Sam Walton, creator of Wal-Mart. At the heart of Wal-Mart's growth is the unique culture that "Mr. Sam" built. His business philosophy was based on the simple idea of making the customer No. 1. He believed that by serving the customer's needs first, his business would also serve its associates, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders. The goal at Walmart.com is to bring Mr. Sam's culture and philosophy from Wal-Mart stores to the Internet. Sam Walton had three basic

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    What impresses me about Wal-Mart is its growth in the past four decades. It is unbelievable how large the company has gotten in the time it has been open. As of 2004, it had almost 5,000 stores across the world with profits of $9 billion. It is impressive that its strategy of low prices hasn't been duplicated by that many companies. Wal-Mart has also made the transition into the foreign market and has done extremely well. It has over 1,000 different foreign locations in nine different countries

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    Wal-Mart Wal-Mart started out as a five and dime store by Sam Walton back in the 1950’s in Rogers, Arkansas. From those humble beginnings, Wal-Mart is now the world’s largest corporation passing the likes of U.S. Steel & GM with over $256 Billion in sales for one year announced at an annual stockholders meeting. What makes Wal-Mart so successful? The rise of technology and the explosion of the global economy, coupled with the effort of keeping prices as low as possible has propelled the conglomerate

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    Case Analysis: Wal-Mart History/Development/Growth Sam Walton founded wal-Mart in 1962. Much of Wal-Mart’s success can be attributed to him. He was very simple and ran his company that way. He emphasized hard work and ambition. When the company was in its earlier stages he made it a point to visit every Wal-Mart once a year. He didn’t just visit each Wal-Mart and talk with management. He would lead a cheer with the associates. The term associates, which he picked up from his experience working for

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