Exclusive extracts from this 25-page-long report:
- Who is the player?
Walmart is the world's largest retailer, with over 11,350 stores and numerous ecommerce properties under 58 banners in 27 countries. The group is the number one ranking company in the world by revenues, beating corporate heavyweights like Royal Dutch Shell, Apple and Toyota. It is also the world's biggest private employer, with a staggering 2.2 million employees. [...].
- What are the player's strategies?
The big news out of Walmart in recent years has been its efforts to build up its ecommerce offering in a rapidly morphing retail environment. Faced with the steady take-up of online shopping among consumers worldwide and the growth of companies such as Amazon, Walmart has been working hard to transform its business model in order to stay relevant and competitive. […].
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Diverse geographic portfolio and a large store network […]
A comprehensive private label offering that ranges from groceries to fashion and home […]
E-commerce revenues remain relatively modest compared to total sales […]
Pure retail portfolio puts it at a disadvantage compared to Amazon, which benefits from a highly profitable AWS segment […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators presented in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, R&D spending and ratio, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Sales by region, Sales performance by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.