- Wal-Mart (WMT -0.3%) needs to give Sam's Club its independence, reasons Belus Capital Advisors analyst Brian Sozzi.
- The wholesale club has an impressive record of comparable store sales growth, but profits have suffered as it remains part of the Wal-Mart distribution behemoth.
- A spinoff would let management create a stronger brand identity and could give Costco (COST +0.1%) something to worry about.
Wal-Mart elixir: Set Sam's Club free
Nov 15 2013, 09:41 ET