Walmart Essay

2110 Words Mar 18th, 2014 9 Pages
Walmart E-Commerce

Prepared by: Ahmed Abdel Moneim Kamal

Walmart E-commerce

Arab Academy for Science & Technology

Ahmed Kamal

Contents
Introduction to Walmart ............................................................................................................................... 3 Criticism of Walmart ................................................................................................................................. 3 Walmart VS Amazon ..................................................................................................................................... 5 Wal-Mart.com become the dominant e-tailer in the world, replacing Amazon or vice versa ..................... 6 Shopping aids offered at
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from grocery business. It also owns and operates the Sam's Club retail warehouses in North America. Walmart has 8,500 stores in 15 countries, under 55 different names. The company operates under the Walmart name in the United States, including the 50 states and Puerto Rico. It operates in Mexico as Walmex, in the United Kingdom as Asda, in Japan as Seiyu, and in India as Best Price. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Brazil, and Canada. Walmart's investments outside North America have had mixed results: its operations in the United Kingdom, South America, and China are highly successful, whereas ventures in Germany and South Korea were unsuccessful.

Criticism of Walmart
Walmart has faced accusations involving poor working conditions of its employees in 2005 also Walmart's health insurance covered 44% or approximately 572,000 of its 1.3 million U.S. workers. In comparison, Walmart rival and wholesaler Costco insures approximately 96% of its eligible workers. When Walmart plans new store locations, activists sometimes oppose the new store and attempt to block its construction. Opponents cite concerns such as traffic congestion, environment problems, public safety, absentee landlordism, bad public relations, low wages and benefits, and predatory pricing. Opposition sometimes includes protest marches by competitors, informed citizens, activists, labor unions, and religious groups. In some instances, activists

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