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Walmart's international net sales 2008-2018, by division

Walmart's annual net sales worldwide from 2008 to 2018, by division (in billion U.S. dollars)

Walmart's international net sales 2008-2018, by division This timeline depicts Walmart's net sales worldwide from 2008 to 2018, by division. Walmart International's net sales amounted to 118.07 billion U.S. dollars in the 2018 fiscal year. Walmart's total net sales amounted to about 495.76 billion U.S. dollars in the same fiscal year. Walmart's ecommerce revenue in 2017 added up to more than 14 billion U.S. dollars.
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Wal-Mart was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton when he and his brother James “Bud” Walton opened the first Wal-Mart Discount City in Rogers, Arkansas. Since then, Wal-Mart has grown to become the largest publicly-owned retail company in the world. In the United States, the company includes Wal-Mart discount stores, Supercenters, Neighborhood Markets, and Sam’s Club warehouse membership clubs. The company also has many international operations. Wal-Mart is considered a variety store which focuses on low prices featuring apparel as well as hard goods, and has been committed to upholding their basic value of customer service.

Beginning in the early 1990s, Wal-Mart went to great lengths to increase their market share. They introduced a full line of groceries into their stores, diversified their market by appealing to certain ethnic groups through bilingual advertisements, and took steps to promote the awareness of environmental issues.

In the 2018 fiscal year, Wal-Mart operated over eleven thousand stores worldwide and these stores generated over 495 billion U.S. dollars in net sales. Even though Wal-Mart has been criticized for their low wages, they claim to do a lot of good for lower income households. Figures show that a family can save about one thousand U.S. dollars a year with their ability to cut prices on some products, such as toys, by thirty percent in order to stimulate more sales.
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Walmart's annual net sales worldwide from 2008 to 2018, by division (in billion U.S. dollars)

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This timeline depicts Walmart's net sales worldwide from 2008 to 2018, by division. Walmart International's net sales amounted to 118.07 billion U.S. dollars in the 2018 fiscal year. Walmart's total net sales amounted to about 495.76 billion U.S. dollars in the same fiscal year. Walmart's ecommerce revenue in 2017 added up to more than 14 billion U.S. dollars.
Walmart

Wal-Mart was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton when he and his brother James “Bud” Walton opened the first Wal-Mart Discount City in Rogers, Arkansas. Since then, Wal-Mart has grown to become the largest publicly-owned retail company in the world. In the United States, the company includes Wal-Mart discount stores, Supercenters, Neighborhood Markets, and Sam’s Club warehouse membership clubs. The company also has many international operations. Wal-Mart is considered a variety store which focuses on low prices featuring apparel as well as hard goods, and has been committed to upholding their basic value of customer service.

Beginning in the early 1990s, Wal-Mart went to great lengths to increase their market share. They introduced a full line of groceries into their stores, diversified their market by appealing to certain ethnic groups through bilingual advertisements, and took steps to promote the awareness of environmental issues.

In the 2018 fiscal year, Wal-Mart operated over eleven thousand stores worldwide and these stores generated over 495 billion U.S. dollars in net sales. Even though Wal-Mart has been criticized for their low wages, they claim to do a lot of good for lower income households. Figures show that a family can save about one thousand U.S. dollars a year with their ability to cut prices on some products, such as toys, by thirty percent in order to stimulate more sales.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2008 to 2017
Supplementary notes
Walmart's fiscal year runs from February 1 to January 31 of the following year.
* Including fuel sales. Excluding fuel, Sam's Club's net sales would have amounted to approximately 50.57 billion U.S. dollars in 2014; 49.79 billion U.S. dollars in 2013; 47.62 billion U.S. dollars in 2012.
** Page 42 and 43 of the Adobe (.pdf) publication.
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