Total Company Data - January 2009
Retail Units Worldwide 7,888
US Retail Units 4,258
Walmart Stores 891
Sam’s Clubs 602
Neighborhood Market 149
International Retail Units 3,630
First Walmart opened in 1962 (Rogers, AR)
First Sam’s Club opened in 1983 (Midwest City, OK)
First Supercenter opened in 1988 (Washington, MO)
First International unit opened in 1991 (Mexico City)
First Neighborhood Market opened in 1998. (Bentonville, AR)
Company Trade Territory
Walmart serves more than 100 million customers weekly in 16 markets worldwide, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom and the United States.
United States – more than 1.4 million
Internationally -- more than 680,000
Total Associates -- more than 2 million worldwide
Sales FYE 1/31/08:
$374.5 billion, an 8.6 percent increase over the previous year
For the third quarter FY 2009, $97.6 billion, a 7.5 percent increase over the same period last year.
For the four-week period ending January 30, 2009, $27.7 billion, a 1.8 percent increase over the same period last year.
In 2007, Walmart and its Foundation gave $296 million to benefit more than 4,000 U.S. communities. That is more than 5.6 million per week and an increase of $23 million over giving in 2006.
Additionally, Walmart customers and associates donated $106 million through individual contributions and company-sponsored fundraisers, bringing total 2007 U.S. giving to more than $400 million.
Walmart operations outside of the U.S. increased their community support in 2007, donating more than $41 million, up from $28 million in 2006. International associates and customers also made a big impact on their communities, giving more than $30 million through company-sponsored fundraisers and events.