Wal-Mart - Total Company Data Sheet - August 2008
Retail Units Worldwide 7,416
US Retail Units 4,224
Wal-Mart Stores 915
Samís Clubs 594
Neighborhood Market 143
International Retail Units 3,192
First Wal-Mart opened in 1962 (Rogers, AR)
First Samís 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
Wal-Mart serves more than 100 million customers weekly in 14 markets worldwide including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom and the United States.
In August 2007, Wal-Mart announced an agreement with Bharti Enterprises to establish a joint venture, Bharti Wal-Mart Private Limited, for wholesale cashand-carry and back-end supply chain management operations in India.
United States Ė more than 1.4 million
Internationally -- more than 620,000
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 second quarter FY 2009, $101.6 billion, a 10.4 percent increase over the same period last year. For the month of July 2008, $30.16 billion, a 9.4 percent increase over the same period last year.
In 2007, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 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, Wal-Mart customers and associates donated $106 million through individual contributions and company-sponsored fundraisers, bringing total 2007 U.S. giving to more than $400 million.
Wal-Mart 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.
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