Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read A Dollar Store’s Rich Allure in India: A U.S. Franchise’s Success Shows How “Made in America” Sells; Lessons for Wal-Mart’s Entry? (Links to an external site.), Walmart: What happened in India? (Links to an external site.), and Walmart expands again in India—but still not able to open consumer stores to consumer detriment (Links to an external site.).
Leaders often look for new opportunities for expanding the operations of their organizations beyond the borders of the country of origin. Research and discuss two articles that detail difficulties experienced by Walmart in attempting to expand operations into another country. Discuss a lesson that can be learned by leadership on attempting to expand into another country. Your discussion post should be 250 words.