Class: Supply Chain Management
Walmart case study
Watch the following video “Is Walmart Good for America?” and answer the following questions:
1- How does Walmart treat its suppliers (the companies who make the goods sold in their stores)? Provide specific examples.
2- How is Walmart active in China? Give examples from the video about Walmart’s operations in China.
3- In the segment about the Port of Long Beach, how much goes in and out of the port? what kinds of things are going out of the US? What kinds of things are coming into the US?
4- What is the “opening price point”? how is it used to increase sales at Walmart?
5- In your opinion, is Walmart good for America? Why or why not?
Answer EACH questions thoughtfully and completely in 2-3 pages.