Friday, February 23, 2007

Wal-Mart CEO visits local stores in Mumbai

Michael T Duke, the CEO of Wal-Mart visited local stores in Mumbai yesterday accompanied by Rajan Mittal of Bharti Enterprises and other Wal-Mart executives. The visit was mostly concentrated to organized retail stores, such as HyperCity, Spencers, Crossword, Inorbit Mall and Big Bazaar, the basic idea of the trip was to get an idea of how Indian consumers shop. While here in Mumbai, he did not have to face any protests and demonstrations, in Delhi over a 100 protesters gathered and marched to government buildings against the impending entry of the retail giant.

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