Tag Archives: Wal-Mart

This Ad Is from Sam’s Club, Yes Sam’s Club

Sam’s Club (a part of Wal-Mart Inc.) is the second-largest membership warehouse club in the United States, after Costco. It has annual revenues of nearly $60 billion, more 650 stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, and has 47+ million … Continue reading

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How Good Are Walmart’s Debt Ratios? Very!!

For a while now, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s financial performance across several measures, especially in the United States, has not been up to the expectations of stock analysts — or the retailer’s own senior executives. Consider these recent headlines:  “Walmart Slashes … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart No Longer in the Express Lane

Wal-Mart’s store brands include Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, and Neighborhood Market. Until recently, the firm had high hopes for its Wal-Mart Express stores. Now, the world’s largest retailer has decided to abandon this concept and close those stores. So, what happened? … Continue reading

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