What Wal-Mart got right in Canada, and what Target botched

Feb 11, 2015
HRC Advisory COO Farla Efros shares her perspective on Wal-Mart Canada's success in light of Target's recent blunder with MarketWatch.

Target Canada has a third more Facebook fans than Walmart Canada, but that is not what decides who stays in the market.

As its fans mourn Target’s TGT, -0.42%  planned closing of all 133 Canadian stores after just two years in the market, Walmart Canada, open since 1994, said Wednesday it plans to open another 29 supercenters and expects to end the year with 396, including 309 supercenters, which stock fresh food.

 

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