3,685 total units as of May 31, 2009
|Market||Retail Units||Date of Entry|
|Puerto Rico||56||August 1992|
|China (*)||252||August 1996|
|United Kingdom||360||July 1999|
|Costa Rica||166||September 2005|
|El Salvador||76||September 2005|
(*) Includes a 35% interest in Trust-Mart, which operates 103 stores
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 694,000
Total International Sales
For the first quarter FY 2010 ending 4/30/09: $21.3 billion – a decrease of 11.1 percent over the same period last year. Operating income was $0.9 billion for the quarter, a decrease of 16.2 percent over the same period last year.
Reported International sales were negatively affected by currency translations to the U.S. dollar equal to $4.836 billion. On a constant currency basis (assuming currency exchange rates remained the same as the prior year), International sales increased 9.1 percent to $26.099 billion in the first quarter, compared to the same quarter last year.
Reported International operating income for the three months ended April 30, 2009 was negatively affected by $252 million as a result of currency translations to the U.S. dollar. On a constant currency basis (assuming currency exchange rates remained the same as the prior year), International operating income increased 7.8 percent to $1.132 billion in the first quarter.
FYE 1/31/09: $98.6 billion – 9.1 percent increase over the previous year. Operating income was $4.94 billion, an increase of 4.6 percent compared to the previous fiscal year. Reported International sales were negatively affected by the lower value of currencies versus the U.S. dollar. On a constant currency basis (assuming currency exchange rates remained the same as the prior year), International sales increased 11.6 percent for the full fiscal year.