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  1. 1. WALMART Corporate Office Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 702 SW 8th Street Bentonville, Arkansas 72716-8611 479-273-4000
  2. 2. About WALMART <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Save people money so they can live better. Find out what we're passionate about, our strengths, and our reason for being. </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Began in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas. And it’s been one incredible journey. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Operations <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Wal-Mart Logistics has approximately 88,000 associates, 7,200 tractors, and 53,000 trailers. </li></ul>
  4. 4. WAL-MART LOGO Time Line
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  6. 6. WALMART Stores <ul><ul><li>Wal-Mart Discount Stores - stores feature wide, clean, brightly-lit aisles and shelves stocked with a variety of quality, value-priced general merchandise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wal-Mart Supercenters - 1988 to meet the growing demand for convenient, one-stop family shopping featuring our famous Every Day Low Prices. </li></ul></ul>
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  8. 8. International <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, it serve more than 49 million customers per week, and employ more than 620,000 associates at 3,192 stores, in 13 markets. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Argentina Brazil Canada Central America Japan Mexico Puerto Rico United Kingdom
  10. 10. History Timeline <ul><li>2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Appointment of H. Lee Scott Jr. as the third CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune magazine ranked the company fifth in its &quot;Global Most Admired All-Stars&quot; list and named Wal-Mart the third most admired company in America. </li></ul>
  11. 11. H Lee Scott Jr. (CEO) Walmart
  12. 12. Cont…. <ul><li>2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic Business magazine ranked Wal-Mart one of the &quot;Top 25 Diversity Recruitment Programs&quot; for its aggressive program to hire and promote Latinos. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2002, Wal-Mart received the 2002 Ron Brown Award, the highest Presidential Award recognizing outstanding achievement in employee relations and community initiatives. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Cont…. <ul><li>2003-2004 </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2004, Wal-Mart was also presented the &quot;Corporate Patriotism Award,&quot; which is presented to a company that exhibits exceptional dedication to supporting of U.S. service members and their families. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Cont…. <ul><li>2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Wal-Mart lead the corporate drive to assist in U.S. hurricane relief efforts with $18 million in cash donations. </li></ul><ul><li>Wal-Mart created experimental stores that save energy, conserve natural resources, and reduce pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>Launched the Acres for America program, which conserves critical wildlife habitats for future generations. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Cont…. <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Cont…. <ul><li>2006 </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Cont…. <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Wal-Mart also launched a new $4 generic prescription drug program to help customers in its U.S. pharmacies save money on health care. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Cont…. <ul><li>2007 </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Wal-Mart expanded its successful $4 generic program, which as of 2007 had saved customers more than $396 million on prescription drug costs. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Cont…. <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>The 3000th international store, a Supercenter in Sao Paulo, Brazil, opened in November 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Cont…. <ul><li>2008 </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Awards & Recognition (2008) <ul><li>Top 50 Companies for Diversity – DiversityInc. Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Top 50 Companies for People with Disabilities – CAREERS and the disabled magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Best 15 Companies for Diversity Marketing – Black Enterprise Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Top Companies for Multicultural Women – Working Mother Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Top 50 Companies for Latinas – LatinaStyle Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Top 100 Employers for the Class of 2008 – The Black Collegian </li></ul>
  22. 22. Cont…. <ul><li>Top Companies for Female Executives – National Association of Female Executives </li></ul><ul><li>Top Companies for Asian Americans – Asian Enterprise Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Top 50 Employers of Women Engineers – Woman Engineer Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Top Organizations for Multicultural Business – </li></ul><ul><li>Best Green Companies – Working Mother Media </li></ul>
  23. 23. THANK YOU