Scott also notes that comparable sales in Japan have grown for four years in a row.
However, Wal-Mart's Indian operations aren't so hot. The firm has held back from further investment and store openings, due to regulations, especially those to do with sourcing. Price says Wal-Mart is in talks with local partner Bharti Enterprises about their plans. The relationship is good, he insists, despite reports that the latter wants out.