3,148 total units
|Market||Retail Units||Date of Entry|
|Puerto Rico||54||August 1992|
|China (*)||206||August 1996|
|United Kingdom||353||July 1999|
|Costa Rica||152||September 2005|
|El Salvador||72||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.
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 April 2008, $7.6 billion – an increase of 18.4 percent over the same period last year.
For the first quarter FY 2009 ending 4/30/08: $23.9 billion – an increase of 22 percent over the same period last year. Operating income was $1.04 billion for the quarter, an increase of 15.6 percent over the same period last year.