Sam's Club

Savings Made Simple

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then,  Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners. 


About our Clubs

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center. The president & CEO of Sam's Club is Rosalind Brewer.



Giving back locally

Sam’s Club supports community-based programs that empower young people, families and small businesses to make smart choices that lead to healthy and bright futures. Through cash and in-kind donations as well as the dedication of our associates, we focus on youth entrepreneurship education, small business support, and health and wellness. Learn more


Sam's Club is committed to small business owners

Entrepreneurship is an important cornerstone of the Sam’s Club business. Our founder Sam Walton is one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, and 30 years ago he developed Sam’s Club to help small business owners. With more than 600 clubs today, we serve about 600,000 small business owners every day, the majority of whom are microenterprises with fewer than seven employees. Learn more