The complete section must be 250 words per question. You must use two references in each complete unit. In-text citations and references are required when utilizing outside sources of any kind.
1. In a narrative format, discuss Wal-Mart from a strategic perspective. Discuss Wal-Marts strengths and weaknesses? Information concerning recent changes in the firms is readily available online and should be accessed. Strategic issues should be discussed in real time.
2. How has Wal-Mart grown from a small region chain to the largest discount retailer in the world? How has its strategy contributed to the firms growth?
3. What challenges does Wal-Mart currently face at home and abroad in its attempt to maintain industry dominance? Is it feasible that Wal-Mart will fall from the top position in the next decade? Why or why not?
4. Suppose you are the manager of a small electronics store in a community of 10,000. Wal-Mart has just opened a store across the street? What changes would you make to surviveand thrivenow that Wal-Mart has come to town?