|Market||Retail Units||Date of Entry|
|Puerto Rico||54||August 1992|
|China (*)||202||August 1996|
|United Kingdom||352||July 1999|
|Costa Rica||149||September 2005|
|El Salvador||70||September 2005|
(*) Includes a 35% interest in Trust-Mart, which operates 101 stores in China.
Wal-Mart serves more than 49 million international customers weekly in 13 markets outside the continental U.S.
In August 2007, Wal-Mart announced an agreement with Bharti Enterprises to establish a joint venture, Bharti Wal-Mart Private Limited, for wholesale cash-and-carry and back-end supply chain management operations in India. The first wholesale facility in India is targeted to open in late 2008.
Total International Associates
More than 620,000
Total International Sales
FYE 1/31/08: 90.6 billion – 17.5 percent increase over the previous year. Operating profit was $4.76 billion, an increase of 11.8 percent compared to the previous fiscal year.
For the month of January 2008, $7.18 billion – an increase of 20.8 percent over the same period last year.
For the fourth quarter ending 1/31/08: $27 billion – a 18.8 percent increase over the same period last year. Operating income was $1.74 billion for the quarter, an increase of 14.5 percent over the same period last year.