In its first quarter of 2002, Wal-Mart was the largest company on the globe (sales) and expanded in Japan. Was the giant retailer unstoppable? This case examines Wal-Mart’s top issues in fueling top-and bottom-line growth: diversification into food, new distribution channels such as the Neighborhood Markets, and further international expansion.

In its first quarter of 2002, Wal-Mart was the largest company on the globe (sales) and expanded in Japan. Was the giant retailer unstoppable? This case examines Wal-Mart’s top issues in fueling top-and bottom-line growth: diversification into food, new distribution channels such as the Neighborhood Markets, and further international expansion
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David B. Yoffie,
Yusi Wang
Source: Harvard Business School
7 pages.
Release Date: 22 March 2002. Prod #: 702 466 PDF-ENG
Wal-Mart in 2002 HBR case solution