Wal-Mart Stores Limited by American retail legend Mr. Sam Walton founded in Arkansas in 1962 . After forty years of development, Wal-Mart has become the nation's largest private employer and the world's largest retail chain . Currently, 15 countries in the world Wal-Mart has opened more than 8,000 stores , under 53 brands and employs more than 210 people a week visit Wal-Mart's customers 200 million passengers.
In 1991, Wal-Mart's annual sales exceeded $ 40 billion , becoming the world's largest retail companies. According to the May 1994 U.S. "Fortune" magazine published by the nation's service industry classification list, Wal-Mart's 1993 annual sales of up to $ 67.34 billion , compared with growth of more than 11.8 billion the previous year , exceeding the 1992 ranked first in the West Wales (Sears), National Retail top ranks . Wal-Mart's sales continued to grow in 1995 , and created a world record in the retail industry , to achieve annual sales of $ 93.6 billion , in the " Fortune" magazine 95 largest U.S. companies ranked fourth on the list . In fact, Wal-Mart's annual sales equivalent to the sum of all U.S. stores , but still maintained a strong momentum of development. So far , Wal-Mart already has 2,133 Wal-Mart stores , 469 stores and 248 Sam's Club Wal-Mart shopping plaza , located in the United States, China , Mexico, Canada , the United Kingdom , Puerto Rico, Brazil, Argentina , South Africa, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras , El Salvador, Nicaragua and other 14 countries. In just a few decades it has such a rapid development of the retail industry have to say is a miracle .