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Company Facts

Walmart employs 2.2 million associates around the world - 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. About 75% of our store management teams started as hourly associates, and last year, we promoted more than 215,000 people to jobs with greater responsibility and higher pay.

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Walmart employs 2.2 million associates around the world. About 75% of our store management teams started as hourly associates, and last year, we promoted more than 215,000 people to jobs with greater responsibility and higher pay.

Financial

For the fiscal year ended January 31, 2019, Walmart's total revenue was $514.4 billion. See our quarterly earnings results and annual reports for more financial information.

Executive Leadership

The CEO of Walmart is Doug McMillon. The Chairperson of our Board of Directors is Greg Penner. Learn more about our Executive Management team and Board of Directors on our Leadership page.

Heritage

Walmart was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton when our first store opened in Rogers, Arkansas. Learn more about Our Heritage, including a detailed timeline of Walmart's first 50 years and see the Walmart Visitor Center in the original Walton's 5&10.

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