Protests in India

View the video on recent and controversial foreign direct investment (FDI) changes in India’s retail industry: Protests Across India Over Supermarket Competition.

Then, in APA format, briefly research the international operations of Wal-Mart and

Carrefour, particularly the burgeoning opportunities for the multi-brand

retail segment in the Indian foreign market. The two articles in Module

Resources may be helpful in addition to your own research.

What are the early-mover advantages these rivals sought in India? Do

either of the two firms have the “overwhelming” resources to overcome

India’s liability of foreignness and institutional differences and seize

the advantage?