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Table of Contents
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1
COMPANY HISTORY 2
BUSINESS DESCRIPTION 4
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 4
BUSINESS METHODS 5
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 6
COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 7
CONCLUSION 8
Works Cited 9
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The purpose of this business report is to gain familiarity with Wal-Mart and to learn about the different aspects that make Wal-Mart a successful company. This report gives an in-depth analysis of the company history, services and products provided, the company philosophy, business methods, organizational structure, and financial and competitive analysis.
Wal-Mart is a well-known company. Although Wal-Mart was originally just a retail outlet, this company has extended its reach to far greater areas of service and products including Tire shops, Photo shops, and Pharmacy’s.
These findings show that the company is doing very well. The financial statements look good and the company is profitable considering the industry averages. Therefore, it is recommended that investors consider this c…
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