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  1. 1. Wal-Mart This Industry Examination looks at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Sarah Gay MBAM 619 January 31, 2009
  2. 2. Industry sector and the NAICS t wo digit code 44-45 = Retail Trade Wal-Mart = 45 Establishments engaged in retailing merchandise, generally without transformation. Final step in the distribution of merchandise. Store and non-store retailers
  3. 3. Industry Sub-Sector 452112 Discount Department Stores US This U.S. industry comprises establishments known as department stores that have central customer checkout areas, generally in the front of the store, and that may have additional cash registers located in one or more individual departments. Department stores in this industry sell a wide range of general merchandise (except fresh, perishable foods).
  4. 4. Wal-Mart vs. Industry : Sales
  5. 5. Wal-Mart vs. Industry : Size
  6. 6. Wal-Mart vs. Industry : Growth Long-Term Growth Rate (5 Years) 14.00% 12.00% 10.00% Growth Rate (%) 8.00% Series1 6.00% 4.00% 2.00% 0.00% Wal-Mart Target Costco Kmart BJ's Big Lots
  7. 7. HHI: Market Concentration In terms of market share, although Wal-Mart is large and has a large concentration in the market, they are not a monopoly. A full monopoly would mean an HHI of 10,000. Vice versa, the market share is not evenly concentrated as well, as that would be an HHI of 1,250.
  8. 8. Travel Agencies NAICS Code: 561510 This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acting as agents in selling travel, tour, and accommodation ser vices to the general public and commercial clients.
  9. 9. Internet Sites for Travel Booking
  10. 10. Book Publishing NAICS Code: 51113 This industry comprises establishments known as book publishers. Establishments in this industry carry out design, editing, and marketing activities necessary for producing and distributing books. These establishments may publish books in print, electronic, or audio form.
  11. 11. Book Publishing by Segmentation
  12. 12. Life Cycle Focusing on growth, new Saturation, declining profits, competitors, production standardized features streamlining Displaced by substitutes, falling profits, only a few large players left Discount Merchandising Industry Travel Agency Industry Book Publishing Industry
  13. 13. Cycle of Creative Destruction & CSR Industry How it was born: Born from the need for people to book air travel (in real-time) after the deregulation of the airlines. Flights were more complicated to plan/purchase. How it matured: Technology continued to allow travel agents the upper hand How it was reconstituted: US Travel in earning fees from the airlines and Agents formed the U.S. Travel Agent ensuring that customers would need Registry (USTAR) and created a travel- them to plan travel, until internet agent owned CRS (Genesis). Genesis bookings came about. This new allowed them technological freedom technology, and the release of e- and a release from the strongholds of ticketing, allowed customers to book the airline industry. their own ticket and plan their own trips.