Data: North America
- Location: Bentonville, Ark.
- Top Executive: Mike Duke, president and CEO
- Corporate Stores: 3,395
- Sales in $ Billions: 258.5 est.
- Date FY Ends: 1/31/09
- Website: www.walmart.com
Footnotes Duke is scheduled to succeed H. Lee Scott Jr. as president and CEO on Feb. 1, 2009. Volume total represents combined sales of Wal-Mart Supercenters, Sam’s Clubs, Neighborhood Markets and Marketside stores in the U.S. and Canada. Wal-Mart operates 2,601 supercenters in the U.S. and 39 in Canada, plus 146 Neighborhood Markets and four Marketside stores in the U.S., accounting for approximately $211 billion (82%) of the company’s volume in North America; and 599 Sam’s Clubs in the U.S. and six in Canada, accounting for approximately $47.5 billion (18%) of the North America total. Wal-Mart’s annual sales in 2008 are estimated at $405 billion, encompassing $258.5 billion, or 64%, from supercenters, clubs, Neighborhood Markets and Marketside stores; $44.5 billion, or 11%, from 1,164 discount stores (899 in the U.S. and 265 in Canada); and approximately $102 billion, or 25%, from 2,970 stores outside North America.