Wal-Mart Stores is one of the biggest discount market companies in the world. It’s now 18th largest corporation on the world. Over two million employees are also making the Wal-Mart the biggest employer. Company’s owner is Walton family and now they have %48 share of it. Wal-Mart also grew in grocery business and now it’s America’s biggest grocery retailer. Company has stores in America and other countries. Some of the markets of company have local names. Company has continuous growth strategy but it has failed in some countries like Germany. How many stores of Wal-Mart in the world?
Wal-Mart is one of the quickest growing store chains in the world. After opened first market in 1962, company opened 24 stores more in a short period.
There are different store concepts of Wal-Mart. They are Wal-Mart Discount Stores, Wal-Mart Supercenter and Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and more. Markets of Wal-Mart are selling various things from generic drugs to grocery.
Wal-Mart Discount Stores are one of the main store types of Wal-Mart. They are famous their huge inside. It’s possible to find lots of different markets in these stores like garden center, optical center, portrait studio and fast food outlet.
Walmart Supercenters are other main store types of Wal-Mart. They are huge hypermarkets. It’s possible to find from poultry to fresh seafood, from McDonald’s to Murphy Oil Corporation in this huge markets.
Today Wal-Mart has 8,500 stores all over the world. They have 55 different names.