Walmart – Corporate Member Profile

About Walmart Inc.

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, approximately 220 million customers and members visit approximately 10,500 stores and clubs under 48 banners in 24 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2021 revenue of $559 billion, Walmart employs over 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It’s all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.

Description Walmart Inc.

Walmart, Inc. engages in retail and wholesale business. The Company offers an assortment of merchandise and services at everyday low prices. It operates through the following business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. The Walmart U.S. segment operates as a merchandiser of consumer products, operating under the Walmart, Wal-Mart, and Walmart Neighborhood Market brands, as well as and other eCommerce brands. The Walmart International segment manages supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, and cash and carry outside of the United States. The Sam’s Club segment comprises membership-only warehouse clubs and The company was founded by Samuel Moore Walton and James Lawrence Walton in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

  • Walmart Discount City (1962–1969)
  • Wal-Mart, Inc. (1969–1970)
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (1970-current)
Type Public
ISIN US9311421039
Industry Retail
Founder Sam Walton


Number of locations
Decrease 11,443 stores worldwide (January 31, 2021)[2][3]
Area served
North America (United States and Canada) Also serves other countries under other names (for example, Asda.)
Key people
  • Electronics
  • Movies, music, and games
  • Home and furniture
  • Home improvement
  • Clothing
  • Footwear
  • Jewelry
  • Toys
  • Garden supplies
  • Health and beauty
  • Pet supplies
  • Sporting goods and fitness
  • Auto
  • Photo finishing
  • Craft and party supplies
  • Grocery
  • Walmart-2-Walmart
  • Walmart MoneyCard
  • Pickup Today
  • Financial Services
  • Walmart Pay
Revenue Increase US$559.2 billion (FY2021)[4]
Increase US$22.55 billion (FY2021)[4]
Increase US$14.88 billion (FY2020)[5]
Total assets Increase US$252.5 billion (FY2021)[4]
Total equity Increase US$74.66 billion (FY2020)[5]
Owner Walton family (50.85%)[6]
Number of employees
  • 2.2 million, Worldwide (2020)[5]
  • 1.5 million, U.S. (2017)[7]
  • 700,000, International
  • Walmart U.S.
  • Walmart International
  • Sam’s Club
  • Global eCommerce
Subsidiaries List of subsidiaries