Panorama Retail Walmart - May Edition

Bimonthly edition of the most relevant news of the world's leading retailer

In May's edition of Panorama Retail Walmart International you will be able to find the following: 


> Executive Overview 
Walmart's March and April's Overview

Markets & Stores,
Asda announced the launch of 160 stores and revealed a record expansion plan for 2011

   - Walmart to open 24 stores in Costa Rica in 2011
   - Walmart plans an expansion to small cities in China

   - Walmart Jaán's CEO announced possible expansions
   - Walmart to open 20 Bodega Aurrerá Express stores in Queretaro
   - Walmart plans an accelerated expansion in its domestic market
   - Kosmix: Walmart's bet on social and mobile commerce
   - Walmart announced it will open hundreds of multi-format stores

   - Retail Bites

Key Figures & Financial Overview,
Walmart Chile's retail sales increased by 14.7% in 2010
   - Walmart will invest USD$ 43.6 million in Honduras in 2011
   - Walmart Mexico and Central America's sales grew by 24.2% in 2010

   - Massmart registered growth during the first half of fiscal year 2011

Feature Article,
Walmart Mexico and Central America post strong first quarter results


In Store & On the Shelves,
Walmart will introduce new products to its aisles and lower prices
   - Walmart will try out new initiatives to maximize sales
   - Walmart's supermarkets in Costa Rica and Guatemala will change their image
   - Asda revamps its private label
   - Walmart, Target and Sam's Club offer Apple's latest: the iPad2

   - Walmart launched a new online grocery-delivery system
   - Walmart promotes Universal Picture's new Easter movie
   - Walmart Canada will lower the price of 100.000 products in 2011
   - Walmart will offer riffles and revolvers at half of its stores


Executives on the Move 

  -Walmart named a new Executive Director for Puerto Rico
  - Walmart's Corporate Profiles: Who's who?

  - Walmart's Presidents by region and format

Shareholders Lounge,

   - Walmart's stock activity for March and April
   - Shareholder's Upcoming Events: Annual Shareholders Meeting
   - Asda selects its representative for annual meeting 



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