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Gross profit margin of Walmart worldwide from 2006 to 2020

Walmart had a global gross profit margin of 24.1 percent in fiscal year 2020. Walmart deals in a wide variety of products, such as groceries, apparel, furniture, home appliances, and electronics. Walmart, formerly known as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., is one of the most well-known and valuable brands in the world.

Leading retailer in the world

Walmart is the largest retailer in the world. The company has discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets all around the world. The company operates through three distinct business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. Walmart is far ahead of its rivals in the global fast-moving consumer goods sector, with over double the retail sales of its closest competitors.

How do other leading retailers compare to Walmart, in terms of gross profit margin?

Gross profit margin shows a company’s profitability by showing the profit left over when cost of goods sold are deducted from net sales. This figure is typically given as a percentage of sales. Costco and Kroger are two of Walmart’s leading competitors. Historically, both companies have had a lower gross margin than Walmart.

Walmart's gross profit margin worldwide from fiscal year 2006 to 2020

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

2006 to 2020

Supplementary notes

Walmart's fiscal year runs from February 1 to January 31 of the following year.

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