See Wal-Mart/Stores for a listing of Akron area stores with addresses and phone numbers.
Wal-Mart (aka Wal-mart, Walmart, Wal*Mart) is a global chain store, started in 1962 by Sam Walton in Rogers, Arkansas. The Wal-Mart headquarters is still in nearby Bentonville, AK. In September 2008 "7,390 Wal-Mart stores and Sam’s Club (about 700) locations in 14 markets employ more than 2 million associates, serving more than 200 million customers per year."1
There are now several related enterprises under the Wal-Mart umbrella:
- Wal-Mart Retail - the thousands of Wal-Mart stores dotting the landscape.
- About Wal-Mart by Wal-Mart
- Facts and News - Wal-Mart's version
- Wal-Mart Supplier - click on link for information on becoming one.
- Walmart.com - subsidiary for online business - see below.
- Sams Club - about 700 outlets worldwide - see Sam's Club
Notes and References
- Wal-Mart on Wikipedia