Begin writing a journal of insights/reflections related to the case study. What resonates? What do you disagree with? What elements lead you to be more effective as a leader? Why do you suppose that is? Be honest with yourself and your reactions and reflections. Journal additions will be required in Weeks 1,3,5.
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Case Study Financial Statements for Walmart Stores Inc. and Macy’s Inc.
Table 3-8 contains the financial results for Walmart and Macy’s for 2012. Evaluate each company's financial performance based on the metrics discussed in Section 3.1, such as ROE, ROA, profit margin, asset turns, APT, C2C, ART, INVT, and PPET. Can you explain the differences you see in their performance based on their supply chain strategy and structure? Compare the metrics for each company with similar metrics for Amazon and Nordstrom from Table 3-1. Which metrics does each company perform better on? What supply chain drivers and metrics might explain this difference in performance?
Table 3-8 Selected Financial Data for Walmart Stores Inc. and Macy’s Inc.
Year ended January 31, 2013 ($ millions)
Net operating revenues
Cost of goods sold
Selling, general, and administrative expense
Income before income taxes
Cash and cash equivalents
Prepaid expenses and other
Total current assets
Property, plant, and equipment
Other intangible assets
Liabilities and Stockholder Equity
Total current liability