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Who founded Walmart and When?
When was it incorporated?
When was it publicly traded and which Stock Exchange?
The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962, incorporated on October 31, 1969, and publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972.
Where is the headquarters of Walmart?
It is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Which company is the largest grocery retailer in the United States?
WALMART
How much was the sales of Walmart in USA in 2009 and what percentage of it was generated from grocery business?
US$258 billion sales and 51%
Walmart also owns another company in North America, what is it?
Sam's Club retail warehouses
How many store does have Walmart?
In how many countries?
Under How many different names?
Walmart has 8,500 stores in 15 countries, under 55 different names
Does the company operate under its own name in the world?
No, it operates under its own name in the United States, including the 50 states and Puerto Rico
What name in Mexico?
Walmex
What name in United Kingdom?
Asda
What name in Japan?
Seiyu
What name in India?
Best Price
Walmart has wholly owned operations in ............, ............ and ...............
Argentina, Brazil, and Canada
Has Walmart's investments been successful outside North America?
Walmart's investments outside North America have had mixed results: its operations in the United Kingdom, South America and China are highly successful, whereas ventures in Germany and South Korea were unsuccessful.
Sam Walton, a businessman from .............. , began his retail career when he started work on June 3, ....... , at a .................... store in Des Moines, Iowa where he remained for .... months. In ...... , he met Butler Brothers, a regional retailer that owned a chain of variety stores called ............. and that offered him one in Newport, .............. .
Arkansas - 1940 - J. C. Penney - 18 - 1945 - Ben Franklin - Arkansas
Walton was extremely .............. in running the store in............. , far exceeding expectations. However, when the ........ came up for renewal, Walton could neither come to ...........on the existing store's lease renewal nor .......... a new location in Newport. Instead, he opened a new ............. in Bentonville, Arkansas, but called it "..................." There, he achieved ........... sales volume by marking up slightly .......... than most ..................
successful - Newport - lease - agreement - find - Ben Franklin franchise - Walton's Five and Dime - higher - less - competitors
On July 2, ...... , Walton opened the ........Wal-Mart Discount City store located at 719 Walnut Ave. in Rogers, ............. . The building is now occupied by a .............. and an .............. . Within ...... years, the company expanded to ...... stores across ............ and reached ......... million in sales.In ......., it opened its first stores ........... Arkansas, in Sikeston, ................. and Claremore, ...............
1962 - first - Arkansas -hardware store - antique mall - five - 24 - Arkansas - $12.6 - 1968 - outside - Missouri - Oklahoma