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... Management: Internal Analysis - Wal-Mart - Introduction Sam Walton, the owner of Wal-Mart, started his business in retailing back in 1945 when he first acquired a retail store from Ben Franklin in Newport, Arkansas. (Walton and Huey, 1993) After managing the business well, Walton established a total of eleven Walton discount department store outlets. (Frank. 2006) As a result of the business’ success, Walton’s management eventually decided to change the stores’ name as “Wal-Mart.” (Trimble, 1990: p. 102)
Upon reading the required articles, a SWOT analysis will be conducted. Eventually, several strategic ways on how Wal-Mart can make use of its strengths in order to take advantage of its opportuniti...