Wal-Mart Chairman Rob Walton at the 2012 annual shareholders meeting.
Armed with a new price-comparison campaign targeting traditional supermarket operators and a renewed focus on EDLP, Wal-Mart Stores has revived its same-store sales growth and — according to some observers — positioned itself well for a return to the market-share-grabbing ways of the past. It has also invested heavily in e-commerce as part of a broad, global multi-channel, multi-platform strategy; leveraged the success of some of its overseas divisions in the U.S.; and primed ...
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