Units 3,979 total units
|Market||Retail Units||Date of Entry|
|Puerto Rico||56||August 1992|
|China (*)||267||August 1996|
|United Kingdom||371||July 1999|
|Costa Rica||170||September 2005|
|El Salvador||77||September 2005|
(*) Includes a 35% interest in Trust-Mart, which operates 104 stores in China.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 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 third quarter FY 2010: $25.3 billion – an increase of 1.6 percent over the same period last year. Operating income was $1.1 billion for the quarter, a decrease of 5.3 percent over the same period last year.
Reported International sales for the three months ended Oct. 31, 2009 were reduced by $2.617 billion as a result of the effect of currency exchange rates. On a constant currency basis, International sales increased 12.1 percent to $27.924 billion in the third quarter, compared to the same quarter last year.
Reported International operating income for the three months ended Oct. 31, 2009 was reduced by $172 million because of the effect of currency exchange rates. On a constant currency basis, International operating income increased 9.2 percent to $1.291 billion in the third quarter, compared to the prior year’s third 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.