Wal-Mart SWOT Analysis


  • Established name brand that is identified with reasonable to cheap pricing and bargain pricing.
  • Wal-mart is a store that most individuals when they are on a low budget and still want to buy what they set out to buy - visit.
  • Wide network of stores and therefore it is accessible to all types of individuals whether they are of wealthy means or not.
  • The organization is able to buy in bulk and gain huge bulk discounts that are not available to other organizations and is able to pass on the discounts and pricing benefits to the customers thus further solidifying its reputation as a bargain store
  • The organization deals in all types of goods from clothes to electrical items, from jeweler to garden equipment and therefore caters to a wide range of individuals and needs.
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  • In the last few years the organization has faced much litigation from employees accusing it of unfair employment activities – especially from its female workforce that has given the organization a bad reputation as an employer.
  • The organization has also earned much negative publicity for its strong arming tactics and squeezing suppliers of profit margins by threatening to take its business elsewhere.
  • The goods that are sold by Wal-mart from its Chinese suppliers in the past year have been marred by many different cases of health and safety hazards.
  • The Chinese branches of Wal-mart have had difficulties in ...

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