Description: The world’s largest retailer is shutting many of its stores this week, leaving many to wonder what life after Walmart will be like.
Source: NBCNew.com – video report
Date: Feb 10, 2016
Questions for Discussions:
- How did Walmart’s decision to open these stores in smaller markets affect local competitors?
- Can it be argued that the Walmart closures might be a good thing for local businesses?
- How has the “profit motive” driven Walmart’s decisions?