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Wal-Mart: Foreign Expansion

Identify a company of choice that will seek expansion opportunities to an overseas area. Identify the country and mode of entry. Additionally, provide an introduction and overview of your selected company along with an initial analysis of the growth opportunity.

Identify the following:
- Country of choice
- Mode of entry

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In accordance with BrianMass standards, this is not a hand in ready initial proposal but only background help.

Step 1
Introduction and Overview:
The company selected is Wal-Mart Stores Inc. It is a multinational retail store company that has its headquarters located in Bentonville, Arkansas. It is a chain of discount department stores and warehouse stores. Currently, it has more than 11,000 stores in 27 countries. It terms of sales it is the largest company in the world and is also the largest private employer. During the year 2015 the company expects capital investments to range between $11.8 and $12.8 billion for the financial year 2015. The company intends to add between 33 and 37 million net retail square feet worldwide next year. The company must expand abroad to maintain its growth in revenue and profits. The reason is that its US sales are tapering (a). There is too much competition in the United States but in foreign markets there is scope ...

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This solution explains project proposal relating to foreign expansion of a retailer. The sources used are also included in the solution.

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