Overview of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc by kst12987

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									  Overview of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.                      (As of February 28,2010)


Retail Units Worldwide     •¡   8,425

US Retail Units            •¡   4,361
                                Wal-Mart Stores 810
                                Supercenters 2,756
                                Sam•f s Clubs 605
                                Neighborhood Market 184
                                Marketside 4
                                Supermercado 2

International Retail Units •¡   4,064

Company History            •¡   First Wal-Mart opened in 1962 (AR)
                                First Sam's Club opened in 1983 (OK)
                                First Supercenter opened in 1988 (MO)
                                First International unit opened in 1991 (Mexico City)
                                First Neighborhood Market opened in 1998 (AR)
                                First Marketside opened in 2008 (AZ)
                                First Supermercado opened in 2009 (TX)

Company Trade Territory    •¡   Wal-Mart serves more than 200 million customers weekly in 15 countries including
                                Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Canada, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,
                                Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, United Kingdom, India and the United States.

Total Associates           •¡   United States            more than 1.4 million
                                Internationally          more than 680,000
                                Total Associates         more than 2 million worldwide


Sales                      •¡   FYE 1/31/2010 (Total): $405.05 billion, a 1.0 percent increase over the previous year
                                Internationally: $100.1 billion, a 1.3 percent increase over the previous year


Community Involvement •¡        In 2008, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and its Foundation gave approximately
                                $400 million to benefit communities all around the world.
                                Additionally, International associates and customers also made a big
                                impact on their communities through various community involvement programs.


Wal-Mart International     •¡           Market                 Retail Units           Date of Entry
                                  Mexico                           1,469            November 1991
                                  Canada                             317            November 1994
                                  Brazil                             436             May 1995
                                  Argentina                            43            August 1995
                                  China (*)                          282             August 1996
                                  United Kingdom                     371             July 1999
                                  Japan                              373             March 2002
                                  Costa Rica                         170             September 2005
                                  El Salvador                          77            September 2005
                                  Guatemala                          164            September 2005
                                  Honduras                             53           September 2005
                                  Nicaragua                            55           September 2005
                                  Chile                              253            January 2009
                                  India                                 1           May 2009
                                (*) includes a 35% interest in Trust-Mart which operates 104 stores in China.



Web Site                   •¡   http://walmartstores.com

								
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