Case Study: Walmart in India?This case study gives insight into Walmart, a major global retailer's possible entry into the Indian retail segment. The Indian retail industry is the fastest growing retail sectors in the world. Walmart plans its entry into Indian retail in partnership with Bharti Enterprises.
The Indian consumer as well as the major retail players are described. The effects and the difficulties of managing in turbulent retail environments is highlighted. The immediate effects of Walmart's entry into India i.e. the effect on major foreign retailers on entry plans into India is detailed. Wal-Mart's proposed investment in the venture is estimated at $100 million initially, rising to $450 million in a few years.
The entry of foreign retail giants into India is a highly sensitive political matter with government considering the needs of those working in the retail industry.
Case Study Keywords: Retailing, Indian Retail industry, Emerging markets,Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Bharti Enterprises, Retail sector, major retail players in India, Indian Retail Scenario, foreign direct investment in the retail industry, joint venture
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