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  • m858 m858 Jun 12, 2013 9:33 PM Flag

    the future of WalMart

    smaller footprint
    “Scan & Go” self- checkout lanes
    10,000 or so stores around the globe an asset when linked together with its growing online business
    phone subscription business / Straight Talk
    financial services to the unbanked
    600 engineers who continually looks at each process of the supply chain, streamlining logistics producing cost savings
    75 percent of store management teams started as hourly associates
    past fiscal year alone, Walmart associates received more than $1.5 billion in bonuses, $800 million in 401(k) contributions and $550 million in savings via our 10 percent associate discount.
    a quarter-million associates that have been with the company for 10 years or more. Last year we received more than 5 million applications to come work in our stores. Of those hired last year, 20 percent were rehires
    food rotting in landfills creates methane, a greenhouse gas 21 times more potent than carbon dioxide that is linked to climate change.
    grocers are working to leverage compost pickup routes already in place, like those established by Walmart when it started reducing food waste,

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    • Amazing isn't it. They do such great things. It blows my mind to see how it has grown from the small company I invested in to the huge company it is today. Go Walmart!

      Sentiment: Strong Buy

    • being prepared ensures a more certain future.
      Walmart is using tested methods to innovate new technologies and business models.
      Given Walmart's past success and current financial position future successes can be expected.
      Stock markets have failed to correctly access Walmart's future growth.
      Conclusion-imho, upside is certain.

    • Yes or no, you get paid to post this verbal diarrhea. Yes or no. Type "Yes," or, "No."

      In any case, it is verbal diarrhea, so no matter and we know you are a Bentonville plant with no talent. Eight bucks an hour hardly buys someone able to go up against intelligent people who know what a global scam this leech of a company really is.

    • Exactly as we presumed, a future of nothing except the ruination of America for miniscule profits.

      What you are describing is the same thing that was called, "retrograde," during Vietnam. It is basically admitting defeat while trying to milk as much money out of the antiquated supply chain as possible on the backs of unsuspecting longs.

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