Wal-Mart roll outs of new Neighbourhood and Express Stores will compete more effectively for the core low-budget customer.
Wal-Mart remains the low price leader in food and merchandise. They can ward off any competition by more discounting as they have the cash resources to fight long price wars.
Wal-Mart is positioning itself in the on-line segment and should do very well when they get it right.
George Gutowski writes from a caveat emptor perspective.