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Motley Fool analyst Jim Royal went deep into the weeds looking for retail stocks ... and found a small, obscure, overlooked retailer named Wal-Mart.
Kidding aside, Wal-Mart looks well-positioned to benefit from upcoming economic forecasts. Whether beset by inflation, deflation, or consumers continuing to retrench, Wal-Mart has the pricing power and scale to succeed even in the worst of economic environments. To see Royal's thoughts on the subject, watch the video, then read on below:
Jim Royal, Ph.D., holds no financial position in any companies listed above. Costco and Wal-Mart are Motley Fool Inside Value recommendations. Costco is a Stock Advisor pick. The Fool owns shares of Wal-Mart and Costco. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy