For this assignment, please read the following article about Walmart’s inventory management practices:

Then answer the following questions:

1. According to the article, what were Walmart’s total sales in 2010? Go to and find Walmart’s most recent annual report (published in 2019). What were its total sales in 2019, 2020 and 2021? 

2. According to the 2021 annual report, what was Walmart’s operating income in 2019, 2020 and 2021? Did it increase or decrease over the past 3 years? Why?

3. According to the article, Walmart is engaged in the operations of retail stores in all 50 states, plus what other countries?

4. According to the article, how does Walmart cater to the individual inventory needs of its stores?

5. What did Walmart develop in 1983?

6. What is “unproductive inventory”? How was Walmart able to reduce unproductive inventory?

7. Who did Walmart partner with in 2001 and how did this benefit the company?

8.  What did Walmart do to protect itself against the risk of a major breakdown or service interruption?

9. Read the following article on Walmart: 

After reading this article, what do you think about the future of Walmart? Do you think it’s a good time to invest in Walmart stock? Why or why not? (answer using 5-8 complete sentences). 

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