Walmart Stores, Inc. Data Sheet - Worldwide Unit Details January 2011

 

Description Retail Units       Entry
Supercenter 2,907 Opened first in 1988 (Washington, MO)
Discount Store 709 Opened first in 1962 (Rogers, AR)
Neighborhood Market 182 Opened first in 1998 (Bentonville, AR)
Supermercado 2 Opened first in 2009 (Houston, TX)
Marketside 4 Opened four pilot stores in 2008 (Arizona)
Walmart U.S. 3,804  
Sam's Club 609 Opened first in 1983 (Midwest City, OK)
Total U.S. 4,413  
     
Mexico 1,730 Entered November 1991
Canada 325 Entered November 1994
Brazil 479 Entered May 1995
Argentina 63 Entered August 1995
China (*) 328 Entered August 1996
United Kingdom 385 Entered July 1999
Japan (*) 414 Entered March 2002
Costa Rica 180 Entered September 2005
El Salvador 78 Entered September 2005
Guatemala 175 Entered September 2005
Honduras 56 Entered September 2005
Nicaragua 60 Entered September 2005
Chile 279 Entered January 2009
India 5 Entered May 2009
Walmart International* 4,556  
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 8,969  
     

Associates
United States -- almost 1.4 million
International -- more than 730,000
Total associates -- 2.1 million worldwide

Company Overview 
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 8,900 retail units under 60 different banners in 15 countries. 

* Effective, January 31, 2010, we changed the methodology for presenting our unit counts to be consistent with the financial statements.  Therefore, as with all prior reports, the U.S. unit counts continue to be reported based on a January 31 year end, International unit counts are presented based on a December 31 year-end.  In this report, except for Canada, International unit counts are presented as of December 31; Canada is presented as of January 31. Effective February 2010, Puerto Rico is reported as part of Walmart U.S. and Sam's Club and is no longer reported with the International unit counts.  Walmart Japan now includes 43 Wakana units, which have been owned by Walmart but previously excluded.  They are take-out restaurants generally less than 1,000 square feet in size.  China includes a 35% interest in Trust-Mart, which operates 104 stores in China.