To be sure, Wal-Mart has a plan to address most of its issues. Duke in remarks at the company's annual meeting earlier this month said arresting the decline in same-store sales in the U.S. was his top priority in the new fiscal year, saying the company would do so as part of a global vision to connect with a “next generation consumer.” He's entrusted his U.S. operations to Simon, a U.S. Navy veteran and former restaurant company executive whose experience at Wal-Mart ...

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