Description: Walmart (WMT) and Target (TGT) gained dominance by offering everything from groceries to children’s toys, often putting smaller, local stores out of business in the process. Now, it’s the revenge of the smaller retailers.
Date: July 19, 2014
Questions for discussion:
- What is happening in retailing today that is reflected in the issues facing Walmart and Target?
- Do you think changes to management will have a positive effect on these firms?
- What would you recommend these firms do as the marketplace continues to evolve?