Wal-Mart says it had 4,468 U.S. stores, 5,552 international stores at end of 2011, employing 1.4 million, 780,000 people respectively; total includes 69 different banners in 28 countries

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas , January 17, 2012 () –

Description Retail Units Entry
Supercenter 3,016 Opened first in 1988 (Washington, MO)
Discount Store 633 Opened first in 1962 (Rogers, AR)
Supermarkets* 195 Opened first in 1998 (Bentonville, AR)
Small formats** 14  
Walmart U.S. 3,858  
Sam's Club 610 Opened first in 1983 (Midwest City, OK)
Total U.S. 4,468  


 
     
Mexico 2,037 Entered November 1991
Canada 329 Entered November 1994
Brazil 509 Entered May 1995
Argentina 77 Entered August 1995
China*** 357 Entered August 1996
United Kingdom 552 Entered July 1999
Japan 416 Entered March 2002
Costa Rica 199 Entered September 2005
El Salvador 77 Entered September 2005
Guatemala 195 Entered September 2005
Honduras 68 Entered September 2005
Nicaragua 71 Entered September 2005
Chile 307 Entered January 2009
India 14 Entered May 2009
Africa**** 344 Entered June 2011
Walmart International 5,552  
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 10,020  
Associates
United States -- approx. 1.4 million
International -- approx. 780,000
Total associates -- approx. 2.2 million worldwide

Company Overview
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at 10,000 retail units under 69 different banners in 28 countries.

*Supermarkets includes Neighborhood Market, Amigo and Supermercado banners
**Small formats include Walmart Express, Walmart on Campus and Super Ahorros banners
***China includes a 35% interest in Trust-Mart, which operates 103 stores in China.
****Africa includes South Africa (302), Botswana (11), Ghana (1), Lesotho (2), Mauritius (1), Malawi (2), Mozambique (17), Namibia (3), Nigeria (1), Swaziland (1), Tanzania (1), Uganda (1) and Zambia (1)


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