May 12, 2006

Wal-Mart's Site Selection Process & Distribution Economics

Tyler Cowen:
The placement of Wal-Mart stores has followed a spatial diffusion model. K-Mart, in contrast, scattered its stores across the country. Here is more. Here is a video showing the spread of Wal-Mart, well worth watching and short. It is the best single lesson in economic geography you will receive. Thanks to http://kottke.org for the pointer.
Posted by James Zellmer at May 12, 2006 7:52 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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