Analysis of Wal-Mart Stores

Date: March 1, 2012
Pages: 60
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Publisher: Aruvian's R'search
Report type: Company Report
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Analysis of Wal-Mart Stores
Wal-Mart, the second largest company in the world, specializes in the operation of mass merchandising stores. The company operates through three segments, namely the Wal-Mart stores, Sam's Club, and the International segments. The Wal-Mart Stores segment includes supercenters, discount stores, and neighborhood markets in the United States, as well as walmart.com.

As of January 31, 2007, the company operated 1,075 discount stores; 2,256 supercenters; 579 Sam’s Clubs; and 112 neighborhood markets in the United States.

Aruvian's R'search presents Analysis of Wal-Mart Stores. A complete and comprehensive analysis of Wal-Mart, the number one Fortune Company so far in 2007, includes an overview of the retail industry in the United States & Worldwide, a PEST Framework Analysis of the US Retail Industry, and then moves on to analyzing the company itself.

Company analysis from Aruvian includes a history of Wal-Mart, a business segment analysis of the three segments Wal-Mart operates through, a look at the organization structure of the company, an analysis of the three major competitors namely Carrefour SA, Costco Wholesale, and Target Corporation.

A financial analysis of Wal-Mart is presented in the report which includes a ratio analysis, basic profit and loss analysis, presentation of the company balance sheet, and much more.

A SWOT Framework Analysis of Wal-Mart completes this in-depth company analysis.
A. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

B. LOOKING AT THE INDUSTRY

B.1 Industry Definition
B.2 Brief Profile of the Global Retail Industry
B.3 Impacts on the Industry
B.4 Challenges Facing the Industry
B.5 Future Perspective

C. US RETAIL INDUSTRY – PEST FRAMEWORK ANALYSIS

C.1 Political Aspects
C.2 Economic Aspects
C.3 Social Aspects
C.4 Technological Aspects

D. LOOKING AT WAL-MART

D.1 Company Profile
D.2 History of the Company
D.3 Ownership Pattern in the Company
D.4 Corporate Hierarchy
D.5 Organizational Divisions
D.6 Profiling the Key Executives
D.7 Products & Services
D.8 Corporate Strategies
D.9 Recently in the News

E. LOOKING AT BUSINESS

E.1 Business Segments
E.2 Geographical Segments
E.3 Mergers & Acquisitions Profile
E.4 Company Subsidiaries

F. WAL-MART STORES: SWOT FRAMEWORK ANALYSIS

F.1 Strengths to Build Upon
F.2 Weaknesses to Overcome
F.3 Opportunities to Exploit
F.4 Threats to Overcome

G. PROFILING THE COMPETITION

G.1 Costco Wholesale Corp
G.2 Target Corporation
G.3 Carrefour SA

H. WAL-MART FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

H.1 Current Financials
H.2 Balance Sheet
H.3 Profit & Loss Statement
H.4 Ratio Analysis

I. WAL-MART: FUTURE PERSPECTIVE

J. APPENDIX

K. GLOSSARY OF TERMS
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