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Viewpoint The unveiling of Walmart’snext generation stores is part of a strategic plan dubbed “project impact.” Announced in 2008, the nationwide remodeling effort aims to improve the Walmart shopping experience and increase sales.
Time Context According to the Project’s rollout schedule 70% of U.S stores will undergo an upgrade by the end of 2012; the remaining renovations will wrap up in 2014.
Problem statement
SWOT Analysis
The strength of Wal-Mart is the popularity. The company is known worldwide. The company's strength is the brand name which is very strong. The mark strength is what returns the company, its products and services popular. In addition the company's strength is its ability to make strategic adjustments every time you need . The company ensures that whenever changes occur in the industry have plans alternative to it. The strength of the company is the supply chain system where the company has products in a locked place until needed in a certain branch. To end a force Wal-Mart is its Web site that is easy to use, attractive, and instructive. This Web site encourages customers to visit the store and use the company's products.
W The main weakness of Wal-Mart is criticism to the company. Criticism affects not only the image of the company, but its position in the supply chain. This criticism affects the relationships between suppliers and the company that talks of this fact effects outputs in the supply chain of the company. Another weakness of Wal-Mart is the notion that the company will lose its charm. This means that the company so everyone has problems in their reports with customers. To end a weakness of Wal-Mart's poor sales of dress goods. The company does not do well in this kind of product because the company will not be known as a reseller of this product.

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