BRISBANE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 --
To provide clarification on certain industry reports, Walmart.com is pleased to announce approximately a 30 percent increase in traffic on Friday, Nov. 26 compared to last year. Additionally, Walmart.com experienced nearly a 50 percent increase in traffic on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, over last year.*
* Based on Walmart analytics/Omniture data.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), or "Walmart," serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Walmart employs more than 2.0 million associates worldwide. A leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity, Walmart ranked first among retailers in Fortune Magazine's 2010 Most Admired Companies survey. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting www.walmartstores.com and on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/Walmartnews. Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.com and www.samsclub.com.