1.in a narrative format, discuss Wal-Mart from a strategic perspective. Discuss Walmart’s strengths and weaknesses?

2. How has way-mart grown from a small region chain to the largest discount retailer in the world? How has its strategy contributed to the firms growth?

3. What challenges does wal-mart currently face at home and abroad in its attempt to maintain industry dominance ? Is it feasible that way-mart will fall from the top position in the next decade? Why it why not?

4. Suppose you are the manager of a small electronics store in a community of 10,000. Wal-mart has just opened a store across the street? What changes would you make to survive, and thrive, now that way-mart has come to town?