Top 10 Most Amazing Wal-Mart Facts

People have to follow their hearts, and if their hearts lead them to Wal-Mart, so be it.
-Maynard James Keenan

Wal-mart is the biggest name of retail industry. Wal-mart is crazy in size,sales and revenue.Last year Wal-mart registered $485.87 billion in profit which is more than the combined annual revenues of Apple, Coca-Cola, Amazon,Target, Macy's, and Walt Disney Co.Wal-mart was founded in 1962.Lets know top 10 most amazing facts about Wal-mart:

1.Largest Company By Revenue

With a revenue of $485.87 billion Wal-mart is the largest publicly traded company of the world according to Fortune Global 500.Did you know in the year 2012 Wal-marts revenue was $444 billion,which was $20 billion more than Australia's GDP.

2.Over 6 Billion Purchases Every Year

At average every one in the world will make an average of 1.1 purchases at Walmart.Walmart has 11,695 stores in 28 countries.

3.Banana Fact

Wal-mart sales more Bananas than any other items.

4.Largest Private Employer

With 2.3 million employees it is the largest private employer of the world.If Wal-mart would be an army it would be the second largest army after China.

5.1.5 Times of Manhattan In Size

If Walmart's more than 900 million square feet of retail space were spread out over one place it would take up roughly 34 square miles, which is about 1.5 times the size of Manhattan.

6.So many Names

Wal-mart operates under 55 names worldwide.Some of them are Walmex in Mexico, Asda in the UK, Seiyu in Japan, and Best Price in India.

7.A Fight Song For Wal-mart

An Wal-mart store in china has it's own fight song.It starts with "My heart is filled with pride"

8.Hillary Clinton Was A Board Member

Hillary Clinton was a member of the governing board of Wal-mart .She was one of the board members in 1985-1992.

9.Save Money.Live Better

"Save Money.Live Better" is the motto of Wal-mart.It has been changed after 19 years .It was "Always Low Prices" before.

10.Every American Visits Walmart At least Once Every Weak

It is beleived that every American visits Wal-mart stores at least one every week.As of 2016 Walmart is the biggest U.S. grocer. Groceries account for 56% of its $279 billion in U.S. sales.

This are the top ten facts about the retail king.
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