Walmart experiences first market share loss in over a decade – CNBC

“Last year, Wal-Mart Stores lost U.S. market share to its competitors for the first time in a decade, according to calculations by Credit Suisse. The world’s largest retailer had grown its share of the U.S. consumer market annually during the previous 10 years, from 9.3 percent in 2000 to 13.9 percent in 2009. But last year, that market share fell to 13.4 percent according to Credit Suisse.”

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About Lainie Petersen

Prior to becoming the editor of, Lainie Petersen worked for several businesses in the areas of website development, retail sales, copywriting and regulatory compliance. Now she focuses on learning and writing about all aspects of retail, including product development, marketing and working with Walmart and other big box retailers. Lainie holds a master's degree in Library and Information Science from Dominican University.
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