It seems like every retail company in the world would have the same mission statement - to crush the competition and make as much profit as possible. And while that is the written or unwritten goal of 98% of all members of the U.S. retail industry this is not the only "mission" that defines their businesses. Dell, Best Buy, Target, Staples, Circuit City, CompUSA, and Blockbuster all want to dominate their retail categories and create profits, but each of them has a distinct way of doing their retail business, which should be aligned with and defined by their respective mission statements.
Click through the photo gallery below to discover the mission and vision statements of some of the world's largest retail chains, and discover what drives their decisions and actions and creates their success every day.
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