UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart outlines vision as 'company of the future'


(Adds details from speech) By Nicole Maestri KANSAS CITY, Missouri Jan 23 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc must be a "company of the future" that embraces advances such as electronic health records or hybrid cars to drive down costs, keep prices low and tackle issues the government may not be able to solve, its chief executive said on Wednesday. "We live in a time when people are losing confidence in the ability of government to solve problems," said CEO Lee Scott. "But at Wal-Mart, ...

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