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Walmart Inc. (formerly Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.wikipedia
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Sam Walton

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Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. In 1945, businessman and former J. C. Penney employee Sam Walton bought a branch of the Ben Franklin stores from the Butler Brothers.
Samuel Moore Walton (March 29, 1918 – April 5, 1992) was an American businessman and entrepreneur best known for founding the retailers Walmart and Sam's Club.

Bentonville, Arkansas

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Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969.
The city is the birthplace and world headquarters of Walmart, the world's largest retailer.

Asda

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The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India.
It became a subsidiary of the American retail giant Walmart after a £6.7 billion takeover in July 1999, and was the second-largest supermarket chain in Britain between 2003 and 2014 by market share, and is currently third behind Tesco and Sainsbury's.

Sam's Club

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It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses.
Sam's West, Inc. (doing business as Sam's Club) is an American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs owned and operated by Walmart Inc., founded in 1983 and named after Walmart founder Sam Walton.

Chain store

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Walmart Inc. (formerly Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.
In 2004, the world's largest retail chain, Walmart, became the world's largest corporation based on gross sales.

List of largest companies by revenue

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Walmart is the world's largest company by revenue—over US$500 billion, according to Fortune Global 500 list in 2018—as well as the largest private employer in the world with 2.3million employees.
American retail corporation Walmart has been the world's largest company since 2014.

Seiyu Group

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The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India.
Seiyu GK or Seiyu Group, is a Japanese group of supermarkets, shopping centers and department stores owned by Walmart.

Rogers, Arkansas

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Walnut Street in Rogers, Arkansas.
Rogers was the location of the first Walmart store, whose corporate headquarters is located in neighboring Bentonville.

Walmart de México y Centroamérica

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The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada, as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India.
Walmart de México y Centroamérica, also known as Walmex, is the Mexican and Central American Walmart division.

Fortune Global 500

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Walmart is the world's largest company by revenue—over US$500 billion, according to Fortune Global 500 list in 2018—as well as the largest private employer in the world with 2.3million employees.

List of largest employers

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Walmart is the world's largest company by revenue—over US$500 billion, according to Fortune Global 500 list in 2018—as well as the largest private employer in the world with 2.3million employees.

David Glass (businessman)

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In 1988, Walton stepped down as CEO and was replaced by David Glass.
David Dayne Glass (born September 2, 1935 ) is the former president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. He is the owner and chief executive officer of the Kansas City Royals.

Kmart

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While it was the third-largest retailer in the United States, Walmart was more profitable than rivals Kmart and Sears by the late 1980s.
Under the leadership of executive Harry Cunningham, S.S. Kresge Company opened the first Kmart-named store on March 1, 1962, in Garden City, Michigan, just four months before the first Walmart opened.

Sears

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While it was the third-largest retailer in the United States, Walmart was more profitable than rivals Kmart and Sears by the late 1980s.
Sears had the largest domestic revenue of any retailer in the United States until October 1989, when Walmart surpassed it. In 2018, Sears was the 31st-largest retailer in the United States.

J. C. Penney

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In 1945, businessman and former J. C. Penney employee Sam Walton bought a branch of the Ben Franklin stores from the Butler Brothers.
Walton later went on to found future retailer Walmart in 1962.

Family business

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It is a publicly traded family-owned business, as the company is controlled by the Walton family.
Some of the world's largest family-run businesses are Walmart (United States), Samsung Group (Korea) and Tata Group (India).

Toys "R" Us

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With the contribution of its superstores, the company surpassed Toys "R" Us in toy sales in 1998.
Blaming market pressures (primarily competition from Walmart and Target), Toys "R" Us considered splitting its toy and baby businesses.

Walton family

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It is a publicly traded family-owned business, as the company is controlled by the Walton family.
The majority of their wealth derives from the heritage of Bud and Sam Walton, who were the co-founders of the world's largest retailer, Walmart.

Warehouse club

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It also owns and operates Sam's Club retail warehouses.
Sam's Club, a division of Walmart, claims a membership base of 47 million persons and 602 stores across the United States.

Lee Scott (businessman)

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In 2000, H. Lee Scott became Walmart's President and CEO as the company's sales increased to $165billion.
Harold Lee Scott Jr. is an American businessman who served as the third chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., from January 2000 to January 2009.

Bonobos (apparel)

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On June 16, 2017, Walmart agreed to acquire the men's apparel company Bonobos for $310 million in an effort to expand its fashion holdings.
Bonobos is an e-commerce-driven apparel subsidiary of Walmart headquartered in New York City that designs and sells men's clothing.

Amazon (company)

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As the deal's announcement coincided with Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market, the stock market reacted negatively, with Walmart's holdings on the NYSE falling by 6%. On September 29, 2017, Walmart acquired Parcel, a technology-based, same-day and last-mile delivery company in Brooklyn.
In 2015, Amazon surpassed Walmart as the most valuable retailer in the United States by market capitalization.

Retail

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Walmart Inc. (formerly Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.

Hypermart USA

Hypermart
A similar concept, Hypermart USA, had opened a year earlier in Garland, Texas.
Hypermart USA was a demonstrator project operated by Walmart in the 1980s and 1990s, which attempted to combine groceries and general merchandise under one roof at a substantial discount.

Pennsylvania

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Prior to the summer of 1990, Walmart had no presence on the West Coast or in the Northeast (except for a single Sam's Club in New Jersey which opened in November 1989), but in July and October that year, it opened its first stores in California and Pennsylvania, respectively.
As in the US as a whole and in most states, the largest private employer in the Commonwealth is Wal-Mart, followed by the University of Pennsylvania.