Panorama Retail Walmart - July's Edition

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


In July's Edition of Panorama Retail Walmart International you will find: 


> Executive Overview 
Executive overview May and July

Markets & Stores,
Walmart will open 40 Supercenters in Canada in 2011
   - Walmart interested in investing in Indian Kirana stores
   - Walmart Canada gears up for new format launch
   - Walmart plans to enter 300 new Mexican and Central American cities
   - Asda to join in the race for Iceland acquisition
   - Walmart fastens the expansion rhythm for its Market format
   - Bharti confirmed the opening of 12 new stores in India
   - Walmart launched Despensa Familiar in Guatemala and Honduras
   - Asda close to striking deal for new distribution center
   -Walmart strengthens Chinese online presence
   - Walmart inaugurated its proximity format: Walmart Express

   - Walmart considers entering Nepal
   - Walmart India's CEO bets on a multi-format concept
   - Shanghai, Walmart's new corporate headquarter for e-commerce

Key Figures & Financial Overview,
The International segment, Walmart's growth engine
   - Walmart invests 1.200 million Real in Brazil
   - Walmart will invest USD$57 million in Nicaragua
   - Walmart Chile's total sales grew by 17.9%.

Feature Article,
Walmart finalizes Massmart's acquisition and enters Africa


> In Store & On the Shelves, 
   - Walmart focuses on its wireless technology
   - Hiper Paiz in El Salvador were officially converted to Walmarts
   - Bhart Walmart launched a money transfer service, MoneyGram
   - Walmart launched a new exclusive brand with Nickelodeon channel
   - Walmart will launch ATM's at some of its stores
   - Walmart Argentina will use electronic labeling on its shelves

 Executives on the Move

  - Toru Noda, Walmart Japan's CEO, confirmed his resignation
  - Walmart named Puerto Rico's new General Director
  - Two executives at Walmart China confirmed their resignations
  - After the resignations, Walmart named China's new CFO and COO
  - Simon King is no longer Asda's COO
  - Asda confirmed the resignation of its Marketing Director 

 >Shareholders Lounge,


  - Walmart International division key in company's annual meeting
  - Mike Duke defines Walmart's pillars for future growth. 



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