Walmart - A Trans-national Cooperation

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  • Created on: 31-05-16 13:29
When and where did Walmart begin?
1962 in the USA
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Name 7 other countries that it operates in
Mexico / Argentina / China / Japan / Brazil / Canada / UK (ASDA)
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How many people are employed in Mexico?
150,000
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How many new stores were opened, where, when and how many jobs were created?
3 new stores in Argentina in 2008 creating 450 new jobs
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How many suppliers are worked with and where creating how much money in business?
6,000 Canadian suppliers creating $11 billion a year
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How many stores have solar panels and where?
23 stores in Puerto Rico
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In which country are all stores managed by local people?
China - employs skilled workers in poorer countries
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In which year and country did Walmart donate how much in food and water projects to feed how many people?
2008 in Argentina, invested $77,000 in local projects to feed 12,000 poor people
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What is the maximum working hours for clothes workers where and how long are they claimed to actually work?
Max of 60 hours in Beximo, Bangladesh people claim they regularly work 80 hours a week
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How much are factory workers paid in China and how much in the US?
$1 in China and $6 in the US
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What effect can Walmart stores have of other small shops?
Causes them to shut down because they are unable to compete with low prices and range of products
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What effect can Walmart stores have on the environment?
Stores are usually out of town - take up large areas of land and driving out to them can cause traffic and pollution
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How big is the largest Walmart store and where is it?
27,000 m2 in Hawaii
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