List of assets owned by Walmart

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Walmart Stores, Inc. is the largest retailer in the world and one of the five largest corporations in the world by sales.

United States[edit]

  • Walmart U.S. - 4,629 total units as of July 31, 2016[1] (This unit count includes locations in Puerto Rico)
  • Sam's Club (654, including Puerto Rico)
  • Logistics
    • Walmart Transportation
    • Distribution Centers/Transportation Offices
  • Walmart Realty
  • Claims Management.
  • Walmart Portrait Studios was rebranded as PictureMe! Portrait Studios in late 2006. The Portrait Studios are operated by CPI Corp, Inc. under an agreement with Walmart. Space is leased and they are independently owned and operated and only pay rent to Walmart and a license fee to use the Walmart brand. Also, most Doctors of Optometry are independent contractors and are not employees of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. but instead pay rent to use space in Walmart and Sam's Club Vision Centers.
  • The Walmart Money Center (Formerly Wal-Mart Financial Services Network) is a tradename for financial services provided in their stores, including the Walmart Money Card™, Money Transfers, Bill Payments, Money Orders, Check Cashing and Check Printing.

International[edit]

Walmart International - 6,256 total units as of June 30, 2016[1] Note: Some international unit totals include distribution centers which are not listed here. Walmart no longer lists units in Puerto Rico as international, Puerto Rico's numbers are included in the US totals.

 Argentina
Entered August 1995
(108)
  • Walmart Argentina S.R.L.[2]
    • Changomás - 51
    • Walmart Supercenter - 32
    • Changomás Express - 10
    • Mi Changomás - 9
    • Walmart Supermercado - 6
 Botswana
Entered June 2011
(11)
 Brazil
Entered May 1995
(499)
  • Walmart Brazil[5]
    • Todo Dia - 151
    • Nacional (Sonae) - 55
    • SuperMarket (Bompreço) - 59
    • Walmart Supercenter - 53
    • Maxxi Atacado (Sonae) - 44
    • BIG (Sonae) - 39
    • HyperMarket (Bompreço) - 38
    • Sam's Club - 27
    • Mercadorama (Sonae) - 13
    • Walmart Posto (Gas Station) - 14
    • Supermercado Todo Dia - 3
    • Hiper Toda Dia - 3
 Canada
Entered November 1994
(405)
  • Walmart Canada[6]
    • Walmart Supercentre - 321
    • Walmart Discount Store - 84
    • Walmart Canada Logistics ULC (Warehouse and logistics was managed by Exel logistics under the name "SCM Inc" until June 30, 2014 when the operation was taken over by Walmart Canada and the name was changed to Walmart Logistics)
 Chile
Entered January 2009
(358)
 China
Entered August 1996
(420)
  • Walmart China[8]
    • Walmart Supercenter - 385
    • Trust-Mart Hypermarket - 19
    • Sam’s Club - 13
    • Smart Choice - 1
    • Neighborhood Market - 2
 Costa Rica
Entered September 2005
(230)
 El Salvador
Entered September 2005
(88)
 Germany
Entered January 1998
  • Walmart Supercenter; disposal announced July 2006. [1]
 Ghana
Entered June 2011
(1)
 Guatemala
Entered September 2005
(217)
 Honduras
Entered September 2005
(82)
 India
Entered May 2009
(21)
  • Walmart India[10]
    • Best Price Modern Wholesale - 21
 Japan
Entered March 2002
(343)
  • Seiyu Group[11]
    • Seiyu Supermarket (operational names: Seiyu or Sunny) - 238
    • Seiyu Hypermarket (operational names: Seiyu or Sunny) - 95
    • Livin - 9
    • Seiyu (General Merchandise) - 1
 Kenya
Entered
28 May 2015
(1)
 South Korea
Entered July 1998
  • Walmart Supercenter - sold May 2006 [2]
 Lesotho
Entered June 2011
(3)
 Malawi
Entered June 2011
(2)
 Mauritius
Entered June 2011
 Mexico
Entered November 1991
(2,363)
  • Walmart de México y Centroamérica[9]
    • Bodega Aurrera Express - 924
    • Bodega Aurrera - 475
    • Mi Bodega Aurrera - 324
    • Walmart Supercenter - 256
    • Sam’s Club - 160
    • Suburbia - 114
    • Superama - 95
    • Medimart Farmacia de Walmart - 10
    • Zona Suburbia - 5
 Mozambique
Entered June 2011
(5)
  • Massmart[3]
    • Builders Warehouse - 2
    • Game Foodco - 2
    • CBW - 1
 Namibia
Entered June 2011
(4)
 Nicaragua
Entered September 2005
(92)
 Nigeria
Entered June 2011
(4)
 South Africa
Entered June 2011
(366)
  • Massmart[3]
    • Game - 50
    • CBW - 48
    • Game Foodco - 68
    • Builders Express - 42
    • Builders Warehouse - 33
    • Cambridge (supermarket) - 33
    • Dion Wired (consumer electronics) - 24
    • Makro - 20
    • Rhino (supermarket) - 19
    • Buiders Trade Depot - 15
    • Jumbo - 7
    • Builders Superstore - 7
 Swaziland
Entered June 2011
(1)
 Tanzania
Entered June 2011
(1)
 Uganda
Entered June 2011
(1)
 United Kingdom
Entered July 1995
(626)
  • Asda[13]
    • Asda Superstore - 338
    • Asda Supermarket - 203
    • Asda Living - 33
    • Asda Supercentre - 32
    • Asda Petrol Fueling Station - 20
 Zambia
Entered June 2011
(4)

Acquisitions[edit]

  • PACE Membership Warehouse (converted to Sam's Club)
  • Woolco Canada (converted to Walmart)
  • Asda (UK)
  • Amigo Supermarkets (PR)
  • McLane Company (acquired in 1993, later sold to Berkshire Hathaway in 2003)
  • The Seiyu, Ltd.
  • Wertkauf hypermarkets (Germany)
  • Interspar hypermarkets (Germany)
  • Bompreco (Brazil)
  • Walmart.com (started as a joint-venture, it has since been fully acquired and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart)
  • Sonae Distribuição Brasil (Brazilian operations) - now WMS Supermercados do Brasil.
  • Seiyu Group - Walmart acquired a 6.1% stake in Seiyu beginning in May 2002. A majority interest (53%) was acquired in December 2005, giving Walmart effective control of the company. Walmart's stake in Seiyu was increased to 95% in December 2007, and by June 2008 the remaining shares were acquired, making it a wholly owned subsidiary.
  • Walmart de México y Centroamérica - In December 2009, Walmart Mexico acquired Walmart´s operations in Central America from Walmart Stores and two minority partners. In early 2010, the transaction was completed and Walmart México became Walmart México and Central America. Walmart holds a 68.5% stake in the combined company.
    • Central American Retail Holding Company (CARHCO) - formed as a joint venture in 2001 with three equal partners: Royal Ahold NV and two Central American groups: the Paiz family, the major shareholders of La Fragua; and Corporación de Supermercados Unidos (CSU). In September 2005, Wal-Mart acquired a 33 1/3% interest in CARHCO from the Dutch retailer Royal Ahold NV. In March 2006, Wal-Mart made an additional investment, bringing its share of the firm to 51 percent and changing its name to Wal-Mart Central America.
    • Cifra - Walmart's operations in Mexico started as Walmex, a joint venture between Cifra of Mexico and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Wal-Mart later bought a majority interest in Cifra and changed the name to Walmart de Mexico. Walmex is independently traded on the Mexican stock exchange, although Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. holds a majority interest.
  • In January 2009 Walmart completed the acquisition of 58.2% of the leading Chilean retailer Distribucion y Servicio (D&S), adding brands of major importance in that market such as Híper Lider. By March 2009, Walmart had increased its stake in D&S to approximately 73%. D&S was renamed Walmart Chile. In February 2014 it was announced that Walmart had acquired the stock of the last major stockholders Mr. Felipe Ibanez Scott and Mr. Nicolas Ibanez Scott, bringing the Walmart stake up to 99.72%. It was announced that Walmart intends to launch a cash tender offer for the remaining outstanding shares.
  • In June 2011 Walmart completed the purchase of 51% of Massmart, which operates stores primarily in South Africa but also operates in various Sub-Saharan African nations. Brands added to the Walmart family include Cambridge Foods, Game, Dion Wired, Makro, Builders Warehouse, Builders Express, Builders Trade Depot, CBW, Jumbo Cash and Carry, the Shield buying group, etc.[14] In July the South African government filed an appeal [15] of the Competition Tribunal's decision to allow the merger with minimal conditions, this follows an appeal filed earlier by SACCAWU, a local labor union. By March 2012 the appeals court dismissed the case by the governmental ministries,[16] but acknowledge that there were legitimate concerns about the effect of the deal on small producers and employment. The appeals court decision effectively put an end to the legal challenges to the merger.
  • In October 2013 Walmart announced that it would end the 50/50 agreement with Bharti Enterprises. Bharti would operate its retail stores independently, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc takes 100% ownership of the 20 Best Price Modern Wholesale cash and carry business operating in India.

Former operations[edit]

  • Broadstreet Financial Services Corporation (d/b/a Bank of Wal-Mart) was tentatively to be headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and was to operate as an Industrial Bank to processing credit, debit card and electronic check transactions for the Wal-Mart stores. The bank was not to be open to the public and they did not intend to open or operate any branches. According to a Wal-Mart spokesman it was estimated that the company would have saved $245 million in costs by opening its own bank. On March 16, 2007 Wal-Mart announced that it had officially withdrawn its application with the Utah Department of Financial Institutions.[17]
  • Bud's Discount City[18] Bud's Discount City was a unique store as retail stores go. The store chain, associated directly with Wal-Mart itself, relied not on purchased goods for sale; but instead sold items which had been either a.) returned to a Wal-mart for exchange, b.) reconditioned items, such as electronics, or c.) items which had been discontinued and stock needed liquidated. Most Bud's Discount Stores (sometimes just called "Bud's") were located in old Wal-Mart store fronts, with the typical situation being a Bud's would replace the old storefront after Wal-Mart had constructed a newer store for its main Wal-Mart storefront. As Wal-Mart transitioned from selling items they themselves purchased, to a business model where vendors rented floor space, the need for an outlet store to deal with defective and discontinued items phased out. As a result of this, the Bud's Discount City chain was phased out.
  • dot Discount Drugs[19]
  • Helen's Arts and Crafts
  • Hypermart USA (joint venture, prototype store that led to Supercenters)
  • McLane Company (acquired in 1990, sold to Berkshire Hathaway in 2003)
  • OneSource nutrition centers[20]
  • Save-Co Home Improvement Center
  • Walmart Vacations its unknown when it closed

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Information for Walmart Investors: Unit Counts & Square Footage". Retrieved August 18, 2016. 
  2. ^ www.wal-mart.com.ar. "Walmart Argentina , Institucional - Walmart". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n http://www.massmart.co.za
  4. ^ http://www.massmart.co.za/pdf/2011/BW_Gaborone_Press_Release_Massmart.pdf
  5. ^ "Walmart.com.br – Informática, Eletrônicos, Telefonia, Eletrodomésticos e muito mais. Bem Vindo!". Walmart. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Walmart Canada – Corporate Information". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  7. ^ http://www.walmartchile.cl
  8. ^ Simon Wang. "沃尔玛(中国)投资有限公司". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f "Walmart México y Centroamérica". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  10. ^ "Wal-Mart India Pvt. Ltd. - The World's Leading Retailer". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  11. ^ "西友 - トップページ|SEIYU". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  12. ^ "Game Store Closing down in TRIANON – Quatre Bornes : Quatre Bornes – Town Portal". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  13. ^ "Your Asda". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  14. ^ "Walmart Investor Relations". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  15. ^ http://www.citizen.co.za/citizen/content/en/citizen/business-news?oid=211847&sn=Detail&pid=40&Govt-contravenes--its-own-rules
  16. ^ Lloyd Gedye. "Court dismisses government's Walmart appeal - Business - Mail & Guardian". The M&G Online. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  17. ^ "Wal-Mart withdraws industrial banking push". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  18. ^ Staff Writer. "Wal-Mart Plans to Close 48 Bud's Discount City Stores." New York Times. July 23, 1997. Retrieved on July 26, 2006.
  19. ^ Frederick, James. "Dot's new owners set an aggressive agenda - Dot Discount Drugs." Drug Store News. February 19, 1990. Retrieved on July 26, 2006.
  20. ^ Staff Writer. "Wal-Mart eyeing healthy sales with nutritional 'store' concept - Wal-Mart Stores." Drug Store News. October 20, 1997. Retrieved on July 26, 2006.

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