Wal-Mart Stores Company Profile

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Company Name Wal-Mart Stores
Website ['Corporate website', 'Commercial website']
Snippet Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.[8] Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses.[9][10] As of January 31, 2018,[update] Walmart has 11,718 stores and clubs in 28 countries, operating under 59 different names.[1][2][11] The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, and Canada.
Industry Retail
Founder Sam Walton
Number of employees 2.3 million, Worldwide (2016), 1.4 million, U.S. (2016)[4]
Net income US$13.643 billion (2016)[3]
Operating income US$22.764 billion (2016)[3]
Formerly called Wal-Mart, Inc. (1969-1970)Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (1970-2018)
Products Electronics, movies and music, home and furniture, home improvement, clothing, footwear, jewelry, toys, health and beauty, pet supplies, sporting goods and fitness, auto, photo finishing, craft supplies, party supplies, grocery
Area served Worldwide
Founded 1962, Rogers, Arkansas, U.S.
Key people Greg Penner (Chairman), Doug McMillon (President & CEO), Brett Biggs (CFO)
Number of locations 11,718 stores worldwide (January 31, 2018)[1][2]
Services Walmart-2-Walmart, Walmart MoneyCard, Pickup Today, Walmart.com, Walmart Pay
Traded as NYSE: WMT, DJIA component, S&P 100 component, S&P 500 component
Revenue US$485.87 billion (2016)[3]
Owner Walton family (51%)
Type Public
Headquarters Bentonville, Arkansas, United States
Website Corporate website, Commercial website
Subsidiaries Walmart Canada, Walmart Mexico, Walmart Chile, Walmart de México y Centroamérica, @WalmartLabs, Walmart Neighborhood Market, Asda, Amigo Supermarkets, Vudu, Massmart, Seiyu Group, Bompreço, Líder, Jet.com, Hayneedle, Moosejaw, ModCloth
Divisions Walmart U.S., Walmart International, Sam's Club, Global eCommerce
ISIN US9311421039
Total assets US$198.82 billion (2016)[3]
Total equity US$77.798 billion (2016)[3]

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