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Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses. As of January 31, 2018, Walmart has 11,718 stores and clubs in 28 countries, operating under 59 different names. The company operates under...  Read more

 

 

Revenue per year

$486,000,000,000

Number of employees

2,300,000


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Walmart pays its employees an average of $11/hour, well below living wage in most metro areas. Learn more.


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Study shows that Walmart superstores kill local business. Find out more about their effort to build a new store in Long Beach.


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Walmart employees recount grim working environments. Read about this here


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Walmart offers associates, over 20% of whom are African American, access to college for $1/day. Find out more.


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Walmart launches 'Project Gigaton' to reduce emissions in the company's supply chain. Learn more here.