Strategy in Action: Walmart

Love them or hate them, but you can’t help admire Walmart’s bold strategy.

Walmart has got people talking.

For one thing, comparable sales at Walmart’s US stores grew by 4.5 percent–its strongest growth in more than a decade. And we all know it’s not easy to pull off major change in a public company, especially when most shareholders are happy with the status quo.

But by identifying the rapidly changing retail landscape, CEO Doug McMillon had the vision not only to see that Walmart could do better, but that in order to survive, it had to.

And that my friends, is strategy in action.

Let’s take a deep dive into the corporate mind of Walmart.

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