Sam Walton founded Walmart with the strong conviction that a retailer could help people save money and live better. That continues to be why we're in business today -- it's our purpose. Our culture is how we work together to fulfill that purpose. It's incorporated into every aspect of our business.
Our beliefs are the foundation of our culture: service to our customers, respect for the individual, striving for excellence and acting with integrity. Our adherence to these principles has created a unique work culture at Walmart. No matter where you go — to any of our stores and offices in any of our brands around the world — our associates live these values.
Every associate — from our CEO to our hourly associates in local stores — is reminded daily that our customers are why we’re here. We do our best every day to provide the greatest possible level of service to everyone we come in contact with.
From Walmart’s earliest days as a small discount store, we have emphasized the importance of respect for every associate, every customer and every member of the community.
The key to our success is constantly looking for ways to improve ourselves and improve our business. We strive to lead not just our industry, but also each other to the next level of success.
Our beliefs are built on a foundation of integrity — our values of honesty, fairness and objectivity guide how we apply these beliefs to the workplace. We strive to: