The glory days are over for big-box retailers as consumers search for more convenience, Goldman Sachs analysts say.
The sector continues to confound the billionaire investor and partner Charlie Munger. They have bemoaned their bad luck for years.
The company pulled Zilmax last year amid resistance from cattle processors. Now, it wants to run a test on 250,000 animals.
There were enough negatives last quarter to shake hopes that Americans would resume shopping after the long, tough winter.
The company is shrinking its massive stores and selling more gas and booze. It's also revving up its online operations.
The huge retailer, seriously in trouble, seems to be getting desperate.
The retailer will never have the deep inventory of Amazon, nor will it become a destination like Apple stores.
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