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  • WALMART Corporate Office Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 702 SW 8th Street Bentonville, Arkansas 72716-8611 479-273-4000
  • About WALMART
    • Purpose
    • Save people money so they can live better. Find out what we're passionate about, our strengths, and our reason for being.
    • History
    • Began in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas. And it’s been one incredible journey.
  • Operations
    • Today, 7,390 Wal-Mart stores and Sam’s Club locations in 14 markets employ more than 2 million associates, serving more than 200 million customers per year.
    • Wal-Mart Logistics has approximately 88,000 associates, 7,200 tractors, and 53,000 trailers.
  • WAL-MART LOGO Time Line
  • Cont….
  • WALMART Stores
      • Wal-Mart Discount Stores - stores feature wide, clean, brightly-lit aisles and shelves stocked with a variety of quality, value-priced general merchandise
      • Wal-Mart Supercenters - 1988 to meet the growing demand for convenient, one-stop family shopping featuring our famous Every Day Low Prices.
  • Cont….
  • International
    • In 1991, Wal-Mart became an international company when they opened a Sam's Club near Mexico City. Just two years later, Wal-Mart International was created.
    • Today, it serve more than 49 million customers per week, and employ more than 620,000 associates at 3,192 stores, in 13 markets.
  • Argentina Brazil Canada Central America Japan Mexico Puerto Rico United Kingdom
  • History Timeline
    • 2000
    • Appointment of H. Lee Scott Jr. as the third CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in 2000.
    • Fortune magazine ranked the company fifth in its "Global Most Admired All-Stars" list and named Wal-Mart the third most admired company in America.
  • H Lee Scott Jr. (CEO) Walmart
  • Cont….
    • 2002
    • Hispanic Business magazine ranked Wal-Mart one of the "Top 25 Diversity Recruitment Programs" for its aggressive program to hire and promote Latinos.
    • In 2002, Wal-Mart received the 2002 Ron Brown Award, the highest Presidential Award recognizing outstanding achievement in employee relations and community initiatives.
  • Cont….
    • 2003-2004
    • Fortune magazine also placed Wal-Mart in the top spot on its “Most Admired Companies” list two years in a row, in 2003 and 2004.
    • In 2004, Wal-Mart was also presented the "Corporate Patriotism Award," which is presented to a company that exhibits exceptional dedication to supporting of U.S. service members and their families.
  • Cont….
    • 2005
    • Wal-Mart lead the corporate drive to assist in U.S. hurricane relief efforts with $18 million in cash donations.
    • Wal-Mart created experimental stores that save energy, conserve natural resources, and reduce pollution.
    • Launched the Acres for America program, which conserves critical wildlife habitats for future generations.
  • Cont….
    • As of 2005, Wal-Mart employed more than 1.6 million associates in more 6,200 facilities around the world – including 3,800 U.S. stores and 3,800 international units – with $312.4 billion in sales for the year.
    • Served more than 138 million weekly customers in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica,Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Kingdom
  • Cont….
    • 2006
    • Number of weekly customers grew to more than 176 million around the world, with 6,779 locations. Wal-Mart had record net sales of $345 billion.
    • The company increased its ownership stake in Seiyu in Japan, to 53.3 percent, and increased its ownership of CARHCO to 51 percent, renaming the company Wal-Mart Central America.
  • Cont….
    • Through the Wal-Mart Foundation, charitable partners, and donations from customers and associates, Wal-Mart contributed more than $415 million in cash and in-kind merchandise to 100,000 organizations worldwide.
    • Wal-Mart also launched a new $4 generic prescription drug program to help customers in its U.S. pharmacies save money on health care.
  • Cont….
    • 2007
    • Wal-Mart also launched a new $4 generic prescription drug program to help customers in its U.S. pharmacies save money on health care for achieving a new American health care system by 2012.
    • Wal-Mart expanded its successful $4 generic program, which as of 2007 had saved customers more than $396 million on prescription drug costs.
  • Cont….
    • In August, Wal-Mart and Bharti Enterprises announced an agreement to establish Bharti Wal-Mart Private Limited, a joint venture for wholesale cash-and-carry and back-end supply chain management operations in India.
    • The 3000th international store, a Supercenter in Sao Paulo, Brazil, opened in November 2007.
    • In December, Wal-Mart successfully completed a tender offer to acquire all issued and outstanding shares of Seiyu in Japan, which raised Wal-Mart’s ownership to 95.1 percent
  • Cont….
    • 2008
    • On April 10, 2008, Sam's Club celebrated its 25th anniversary. In 2008, Sam's Club operates more than 590 locations nationwide and more than 100 locations internationally.
  • Awards & Recognition (2008)
    • Top 50 Companies for Diversity – DiversityInc. Magazine
    • Top 50 Companies for People with Disabilities – CAREERS and the disabled magazine
    • Best 15 Companies for Diversity Marketing – Black Enterprise Magazine
    • Top Companies for Multicultural Women – Working Mother Magazine
    • Top 50 Companies for Latinas – LatinaStyle Magazine
    • Top 100 Employers for the Class of 2008 – The Black Collegian
  • Cont….
    • Top Companies for Female Executives – National Association of Female Executives
    • Top Companies for Asian Americans – Asian Enterprise Magazine
    • Top 50 Employers of Women Engineers – Woman Engineer Magazine
    • Top Organizations for Multicultural Business – DiversityBusiness.com
    • Best Green Companies – Working Mother Media
  • THANK YOU