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Cannibalization

Now Entering Wal-Mart's Superstore Ice Age

Al Norman | Posted 10.08.2016 | Business
Al Norman

The Dinostores are dying. Wal-Mart knows it. Shoppers know it. Perhaps by FY 19 Wal-Mart will be announcing no new superstore units at all, and the widespread closure of its outdated concrete mausoleums.

The Three Box Solution: A Strategy For Leading Innovation

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.29.2017 | Business
Lisa Chau

I met Vijay Govindarajan (VG) several years ago when I was an Assistant Director at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is a Wall St...

Has Wal-Mart Finally Hit the Saturation Point?

Al Norman | Posted 01.16.2017 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart headquarters announced January 15th that the company will close a total of 269 stores world-wide. This store implosion represents the end of the line for Wal-Mart's smallest format, the so-called Wal-Mart Express. It also reveals the giant retailer's over-saturation of American markets.

Charles Taylor At Trial Denies Ever Eating Human Flesh

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Liberia's former president Charles Taylor on Monday denied that he had ever eaten human flesh or ordered his fighters to do so as he answered allegati...

Wal-Mart Cancels 45 Superstore Projects

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

While hundreds of sling-shot coalitions have been hurling rocks at this retail Goliath for years, ironically, it is now the giant itself which is reeling from its own self-inflicted excesses.