Retail retailer, the largest US off-line player, plans to significantly slow the opening of new outlets and individuals to carry most of the new projects online - for AMarkets materials.
Wal-Mart last month completed the acquisition of a $ 3 billion-term online companies Jet.com. Last year, Wal-Mart earned in the segment of online sales of $ 13.7 billion. The experts wrote that Wal-Mart is increasingly seeking to leave the sphere of e-commerce.Someday it will be a key source of revenue for the company. According to the forecasts of the retailer, the fiscal income in 2017 and 2018 remain unchanged - flat growth. In 2019 profit growth is expected to reach 5%. So far, investors consider stocks in the retailer's pessimistic vein - paper fall as a result of sales.
Interestingly, a year ago on its financial performance of the company forecasts it was much worse - shareholders EPS forecast a decline of 6-12% in 2016 due to increased costs for salaries and the development of e-commerce.Wal-Mart is making efforts to look interesting and cheap virtual Amazon physical retailers like Kroger and "shops" where all the dollar. In particular, the retailer is actively energetically promoting its efforts to maintain cleanliness in the retail outlets and the special relation to fresh vegetables and fruits. The company highlighted the special position of fresh food managers who are responsible for the direction of the fresh produce and such a position 150. Wal-Mart's shareholders predicts sales growth of online trends by 20-30% in the second half of 2016.
At Wal-Mart has big plans for the integration of the latest innovations in the physical retail. Interestingly, the retailer plans to integrate offline some good technologies from Jet.com reduce prices. Wal-Mart plans to invest in kaprazvitie this year $ 11 billion. The same expenditure on CAPEX is planned for 2017. Most of the costs - Online and Digital Technologies for the development of e-commerce trends.