Apply specific knowledge of cost and revenue on wal-mart. Analyze the company based on the points stated below
1 Various costs that affect Wal-mart:
Life Cycle Costs
2 Past, current and future cost considerations Wal-Mart.
3 List of strategies to enhance profits for Wal-Mart based on your costs analysis.
Prepare a report of 750-1000 words.
Wal-Mart: Cost and Revenue Analysis
Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT) is the largest wholesale, discount and retailer stores in the United States, perhaps even in the world, with a market capitalization of US $200.13 billion on top of total sales revenue of US $403.48 billion which is more than thrice the sales of its closest rival, Carrefour SA of France which is US $124.35 billion. Wal-Mart's record breaking sales revenue comes from its global retail operations which include discounts, supercenters, Sam's Clubs, hypermarkets, cash-n-carry stores, department stores, and general merchandise stores. Undoubtedly operating this hegemony is a challenge.
This research paper aims to analyze the retail giant's cost and revenue components with a focus on its various cost classifications. Lastly, a recommendation on how profits can be enhanced based on the cost analysis will be presented.
First, Wal-Mart has successfully marketed its everyday low prices or EDLP pricing and marketing program. Life cycle cost accounting provided Wal-Mart with relevant information in determining the right price for products included in ...
The expert reports specific knowledge of cost revenues.