Infographic: Shocking Facts About Walmart
In the infographic ‘The Weight of Walmart’, Walmart is said to be earth’s largest retailer, and the largest grocer in the US—with US$129 billion in grocery sales alone.
Walmart generates an annual revenue of over US$400 billion, and has five times the sales of Costco, the second largest US retailer.
Manhattan’s 880-million square feet can be covered by Walmart’s warehouses.
In total, Walmart has more than 2 million employees—which is said to be more people than those serving in the United States’ Military.
The retail giant imports US$32.5 billion-worth of Chinese goods, which equates to 15% of all US Chinese imports—making it the largest US importer of Chinese goods.
If Walmart were a national economy, they’d be the first in the world for income inequality: CEO Michael Duke makes more in an hour (US$16,827) than his sales associate make in a year (US$13,650).
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[via Frugal Dad]
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