The Weight of Walmart Business
Everyone knows that Wal-Mart is the biggest retailer in the world. But how big and pervasive this multinational company is? In 2010, Wal-Mart generated more revenue than the largest pharmaceutical company, oil company and manufacturer in America. They have a workforce of 2.1 million employees, nearly the size of Chinese army. Walmart has done more action than any business in history to push prices lower for consumer goods. Shoppers love low prices so much that almost everyone in the world will make an 1.1 average purchases at their superstores every year. See the rest of the interesting stats below. See also Amazon: 20 Years of Online Retail.