Wal-Mart: Is This Dow Stock Built to Last?


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Wal-Mart is top dog in the retail space, and it's held that position for some time. Can it continue to be the leader? Nothing is guaranteed, as the recent events surrounding Sears seem to indicate. Wal-Mart's low-price strategy is a proven winner, but David worries that there is only so much productivity that can be squeezed out of the stores.

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