3,630 total units as of January 31, 2009
|Market||Retail Units||Date of Entry|
|Puerto Rico||56||August 1992|
|China (*)||243||August 1996|
|United Kingdom||358||July 1999|
|Costa Rica||164||September 2005|
|El Salvador||77||September 2005|
(*) Includes a 35% interest in Trust-Mart, which operates 100 stores in China.
Walmart operates in 15 international markets, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom, serving more than 49 million international customers weekly.
Total International Associates
More than 680,000
Total International Sales FYE 1/31/08:
$90.6 billion – 17.5 percent increase over the previous year. Operating income was $4.76 billion, an increase of 11.8 percent compared to the previous fiscal year.
For the four-week period ending January 30, 2009, $6.65 billion - a decrease of 7.3 percent over the same period last year. On a constant currency basis (assuming foreign exchange rates remained the same as the prior year), International sales increased 11 percent in the January period.
For the third quarter FY 2009 ending 10/31/08: $24.9 billion – an increase of 11.2 percent over the same period last year. Operating income was $1.2 billion for the quarter, an increase of 10.6 percent over the same period last year.