Founded by : Sam Walton, Bud Walton, 02 Jul 1962
About the Company
Walmart, founded in 1962 by Sam Walton, is a uniquely influential and transformative force in the global retail industry, redefining the way people shop and live by offering a wide range of products at affordable prices. As the world's largest retailer, with a vast network of over 11,000 stores in 27 countries, Walmart's distinctive "Everyday Low Prices" philosophy has made it a household name.
What truly sets Walmart apart is its ability to cater to a diverse customer base, from groceries to electronics, clothing, and beyond, all under one roof. Beyond its retail prowess, Walmart is committed to sustainability, with initiatives like Project Gigaton, aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its supply chain. The company also actively contributes to local communities through philanthropic efforts, reinforcing its role as a vital economic and social force that reaches millions of people daily, making it more than just a retailer but a symbol of affordability, convenience, and community impact.
- Sector: Consumer Discretionary
- Industry group: Consumer Discretionary Distribution & Retail
- Industry: Broadline Retail
- Sub-Industry: Broadline Retail
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