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December 7, 2012

Tesco and Walmart’s Asda division are intense competitors in the U.K. and that was supposed to be the case in the U.S. when Tesco arrived in 2007 with its Fresh & Easy format.

August 23, 2012

Wounded retailers have a tendency to take irrational actions which means Walmart could have its hands full this holiday season as Best Buy is looking desperate and has a new CEO at the helm.

August 23, 2012

Wounded retailers have a tendency to take irrational actions which means Walmart could have its hands full this holiday season as Best Buy is looking desperate and has a new CEO at the helm.

May 3, 2012

After the pounding Walmart and its president and CEO Mike Duke have taken in recent weeks in the media over the alleged Mexican bribery and cover up scandal detailed by the New York Times, the company and its leader received some good news this week from the Network of Executive Women.

April 7, 2011

A new Harris Poll EquiTrend study out this week shows Target, not Walmart, as the Value Retail Brand of the Year.

January 28, 2011

This just sounds problematic. To better serve cash constrained customers and compete with dollar stores, the company wants to flow less expensive smaller pack sizes to stores during the middle and the end of the month when customers have less money while larger packs sizes would be on store shelves at those times right after customers have been paid.

Doing so is seen as a way to improve the company’s competitive position relative to dollar stores who in recent years have expanded their assortments of brand name food and consumables and offer smaller pack sizes that create the appearance of savings.

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