WalMart Stores, Inc. is a multinational of origin American, the largest retailer in the world, and its sales and number of employees, the largest in the world. His concept of business is grocery store low price and high volume. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962, was incorporated on October 31, 1969, and listed on the NYSE since 1972. Walmart offers the largest private job and is the largest grocery retailer in the United States. It also owns the store Sam’s Club.
Walmart operates in the United Kingdom under the brand Asda, in Japan with the Seiyu brand in Chile with brands Hyper Leader, Leader Express, Ekono and Acuenta and India as Best Price. It also has operations in Argentina , Brazil , Canada , Costa Rica , El Salvador , Guatemala , Honduras , Mexico , Nicaragua and Puerto Rico with the parent brand. Walmart’s investments outside the United States have had mixed results: its operations in the United Kingdom, South America and China have been very successful, while in Germany and South Korea was forced to close because of the limited success of its stores .
Sam Walton, a businessman from Arkansas , began his retail career when he began work on June 3 , 1940, in a store JC Penney in Des Moines , Iowa, where he remained for 18 months. In 1945, he met Butler Brothers, a regional retailer that owned a variety store chain called Ben Franklin and that offered in Newport, Arkansas. Walmart was born in the 1970 from rural areas of the state of Arkansas , USA. Founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and in 1972 opened the New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE : WMT). Based on a low-price strategy and a major expansion, the company helped boost U.S. productivity, reduce inflation and bolster the buying power of millions of people. Walmart accelerated the trend to manufacture products in Asia and eliminated thousands of small retail sales leader in his field.