How Big is Wal-Mart?


walmart1. Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart every hour of every day.2. This works out to $20,928 profit every minute.

3. Wal-Mart will sell more from January 1 to March 17 than Target sells all year.

4. Wal-Mart is bigger than Home Depot + Kroger + Target + Sears + Costco + K-Mart combined.

5. Wal-Mart employs 1.6 million people and is the largest private employer. And most can’t speak English.

6. Wal-Mart is the largest company in the history of the world.

7. Wal-Mart now sells more food than Kroger & Safeway combined, and keep in mind they did this in only 15 years.

8. During this same period, 31 Supermarket chains sought bankruptcy (including Winn-Dixie).

9. Wal-Mart now sells more food than any other store in the world.

10. Wal-Mart has approx 3,900 stores in the USA of which 1,906 are Super Centers; this is 1,000 more than it had 5 years ago.

11 This year 7.2 billion different purchasing experiences will occur at a Wal-Mart store. (Earth’s population is approximately 6.5 billion.)

12. 90% of all Americans live within 15 miles of a Wal-Mart

Let Wal-Mart bail out the government. Better yet…let them run the government. At least they know what they are doing…

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  1. Sam Walton – was the founder of Wal*Mart – is from Oaklahoma – and is Presbyterian – he died in 1992 and his son, Rob took over – but he died in 2005. The family still has majority ownership in the company.

  2. Thank god for all the tax money they pay. If not who knows how the goverment will extort it from us. more tolls? more things needing licences?