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Walmart Inc
(NYSE:WMT)
Walmart Inc

Walmart Inc. engages in the operation of retail, wholesale, and other units worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. It operates supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, and discount stores; membership-only warehouse clubs; ecommerce websites, such as walmart.com, walmart.com.mx, walmart.ca, flipkart.com, and samsclub.com; and mobile comme...
Founded: 1962
Full Time Employees: 2,022
CEO: Doug McMillon  (Feb 2014~)
Sector: Consumer Defensive
Industry: Discount Stores
Next Earnings Date: 2023-02-21
Stock price: $153.13 (-0.15%)
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By: christopher lazy guy   💬 13   
   on Nov 18, 2022

inflation is going to cause a lot of issues and this one is a recession indicator. it tells you recession is incoming. $wmt


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Walmart is quietly preparing to enter the metaverse
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Jan 16, 2022

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/16/walmart-is-quietly-preparing-to-enter-the-metaverse.html

Walmart appears to be venturing into the metaverse with plans to create its own cryptocurrency and collection of NFTs.

$WMT #NFT


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FTC Asks Amazon, Walmart for Information About Supply-Chain Issues
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Nov 30, 2021

https://www.wsj.com/articles/ftc-asks-amazon-walmart-for-information-about-supply-chain-issues-11638221548

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking information from Amazon.com Inc., Procter & Gamble Co. , Walmart Inc. and others about how they are handling supply-chain snarls, part of a study into whether the problems have led to anticompetitive behavior and higher prices.

$AMZN $WMT $PG


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By: christopher lazy guy   💬 13   
   on Oct 12, 2019

It's a great company with solid financial track records. It would do well in a recession. Let's see if it pulls back a bit later.


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Costco just opened a new shop in Shanghai
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Aug 29, 2019

Costco just opened the first store in Shanghai this week, it is also the first store in China. Apparently it's so popular that you need to wait for hours to stay in the line or enter and exit the parking lot. It's so popular that they had to shut down the store at a point. That buzz drove the stock price up 5% to a p/e ratio over 35. It's quite high if you compare with other retailers like Target or Walmart you'll see they have much lower valuations compare to Costco.

For international companies to enter China it's usually a good idea to start in Shanghai. It's more likely you're targeting the highest paid users in the entire country, also you'd be facing user behaviors similar to those in many other existing countries. So it's only natural for them to open their first shop there.

And although their refund policy says you can return anything, at any time, no questions asked, according to them only a small percentage of people do it so on average you'll be ok. Also even if you do it it will be the suppliers taking the losses on the returns. So even for the worst case scenario like in a trade war all Chinese people go there and request refund on everything in theory they'd still be ok and walk free. Which is something I find interesting how they can get their suppliers to agree on these terms and still provide you all these great, unique products that you cannot find in other retailers. Great business model maybe not recently but I can see very long term growth on this company.

long $cost $wmt $tgt $kr


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