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Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is a company founded by Sam Walton in 1962. It is one of the world's largest companies, behind Exxon Mobil. Walmart stores are large department stores that sell many different things. There are more than 8,000 Wal-Mart stores around the world, and over 2 million people work for Walmart.[1]

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
TypeDiscount department store/Public (NYSE: WMT)
FoundedJuly 2, 1962; 61 years ago (1962-07-02) (in Rogers, Arkansas)
Bentonville, Arkansas Elmira, New York (Walmart Radio)
Mexico, U. S. and Canada
Number of locations
Area served
Key people
Sam Walton (1918–1992), Founder
H. Lee Scott, CEO
S. Robson Walton, Chairman
Thomas Schoewe, CFO
ProductsDiscount stores, grocery stores, and hypermarkets
RevenueGreen_Arrow_Up_Darker.svg$523.964 billion USD (FY 2020)
20,428,000,000 United States dollar (2022) Edit this on Wikidata
Green_Arrow_Up_Darker.svg$14.881 billion USD (FY 2020)
Total assets252,496,000,000 United States dollar (2021) Edit this on Wikidata
Number of employees
2.0 Million (2022)