Foran: Walmart stores improving, but so are expectations

Foran: Walmart stores improving, but so are expectations

"I want to be clear, we still have lots of room to improve. And we’ve already put another line in the sand and have raised the bar higher for where we expect them to get to." —GREG FORAN, Walmart

Around two-thirds of U.S. Walmart stores have met Greg Foran’s challenge to increase their “clean, fast and friendly” ratings to internal standards by his Oct. 1 deadline — a figure that improved dramatically from when Walmart’s U.S. CEO issued the challenge in February.

Foran, however, stopped well short of taking a victory lap, noting that “67% is only really getting us to, at best, mediocrity,” and saying he’d raised

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