Walmart in India

Please read this article and answer the questions.

Your post should not be less than 500 words.

Each question should be answered in a separate paragraph.

1. What percent stake will Walmart invest in Flipkart?

2. Evaluate the importance of Walmart’s e-commerce business in the United States and its anticipated business in India.

3. Why is the investment in Flipkart a way for Walmart to compete with Amazon? What does it mean when the investment is described as defensive?

4. Assess the potential benefits to FlipKart from Walmart’s investment.

5. Why are stores like Zara, H&M and IKEA able to open stores in India when that is difficult for Walmart to do?

6. Review the tight regulations that exist in India for foreign companies in retail.

7. Use the data from the article to discuss the potential for retail growth in India.