Wal-Mart in Crisis: How the World’s Largest Retailer Lost Its Way
Wal-Mart’s attempts to sustain its growth during the past few years have been met with enormous challenges and setbacks. Its same-store sales numbers are down, its stock is flat, its growth has leveled off and it is continuously plagued by self-inflicted public relations problems. While other large U.S. retailers like Target and Costco are prospering, Wal-Mart is floundering.
This special report from Wal-Mart Watch, “Wal-Mart in Crisis: How the World’s Largest Retailer Lost Its Way,” provides insight into the dilemma Wal-Mart faces as it attempts to turn its massive ship around. It examines the immediate and long-term growth problems of the company and offers evidence that Wal-Mart must re-examine its business model to sustain itself and adequately address upcoming challenges.