Summary

"Wal-Mart Stores Inc. - Retailer Profile with IT Spending by Geography", report provides a technology overview of Wal-Mart including ICT spending for 2016 globally and for 11 geographies, information on key IT decision makers as well as primary IT contracts. Furthermore, Wal-Mart’s IT strategies are displayed which includes investments in eCommerce platforms, Big Data, cloud and mobile payment solutions. In addition, the retailer’s future IT and cybersecurity plans are illustrated.

Wal-Mart is the world’s largest retailer offering a variety of products. The company offers merchandise under various private label and licensed brands. Wal-Mart classifies its business operations into separate segments for the US, International and Sam’s Club. The stronger aspect of Wal-Mart includes a great distribution network, a broader product portfolio, in addition to its unique customer-centric strategy of EDLP (Every Day Low Price). All these have worked well in its favor. Value-based offerings include mobile-based apps and online shopping platforms which further add to customer convenience.


Scope

  • Over the past few years Wal-Mart has managed to progress from a traditional out-of-town brick-and-mortar retailer to a digital and technology-savvy omni-channel player with eCommerce operations
  • The retailer is gearing up for a new era in retail with a host of investments and technology partnerships by focusing more on customer experience and services rather than products and stores
  • New ventures from Wal-Mart include the introduction of drones at its large distribution centers, Wal-Mart Pay and a two-day shipping service




Reasons To Buy

  • Get a detailed understanding of Walmart’s IT spending by technology and geography, and its strategic and IT related priorities. This profile can help you target the retailer with tailored solutions and access the right decision-makers.