Following is a chart of the largest global food retailers by 1999 volume. Companies included on the list must have a significant proportion of their sales in food. The foreign currency results were translated into dollars at current exchange rates. The information came from the companies or their annual reports, except where indicated below. Rank Company 1999 Sales (billions) Number of Store Top Executive 1) Wal-Mart Stores $164.85 3,978 Lee Scott 2) Carrefour $80 8,800 Daniel ...

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