From our humble beginnings as a small discount retailer in Rogers, Ark., Walmart has opened thousands of stores in the U.S. and expanded internationally. Through innovation, we're creating a seamless experience to let customers shop anytime and anywhere online, through mobile devices and in stores. We are creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the globe.
Walmart operates over 11,000 retail units under 71 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. We employ 2.2 million associates around the world — 1.3 million in the U.S. alone.