Warren Shoulberg Video Blog: It's a Walmart World
January 6, 2010,
BENTONVILLE, Ark.-Attention Walmart suppliers and competitors: You ain't seen nothing yet.
A new published report says the giant retailer is going to dramatically increase the amount of direct importing it does, going from less than 20 percent of all goods to as much as 80 percent over the next five years.
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