Market Mad House

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

Walmart’s Revenues

Grocery Wars

Walmart approaches $500 Billion in Revenue

Obviously, Walmart and not Amazon is the world’s largest and richest retailer. More importantly, Amazon will not approach Walmart’s revenues soon.

Therefore, Walmart can sink money into its online operations; automated stores, and new technology. As a result Walmart will probably be able to keep up with Amazon; and possibly block its entry into some markets.

The moral of the store is do not count Walmart out. The world’s largest retailer has the resources to maintain its dominance for decades to come despite Amazon’s explosive growth.

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Market Commentary

Why Aren’t Low Prices Helping Walmart’s Revenues?

One popular theory is that Walmart is making less money from the gasoline it sells. That hypothesis is refuted by a look at the revenues of two other retail giants that also operate hundreds of gas stations, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) and Kroger (NYSE: KR).

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