As it posted a fourth quarter earnings shortfall, Wal-Mart, Inc. also announced that it would accelerate its small store growth plan. via Walmart Q4 Earnings Slip But Small Stores Leap Forward | HomeWorldBusiness.com.
“U.S. inventory growth at Wal-Mart outstripped sales gains in the second quarter at a faster rate than at the retailer’s biggest rivals. Merchandise has been piling up because consumers have been spending less freely than Wal-Mart projected, and the company has forfeited some sales because it doesn’t have enough workers in stores to keep shelves […]
Check out this article in Forbes … inventories are up … vendors email us at Blue Sky if you need help with your business account at Walmart and Sam’s Club. Holiday sales consistently represent nearly one-fifth of annual retail sales, even though the share has continued to shrink over the past 15 years, perhaps due […]