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702 SW 8th Street

Bentonville, AR 72716

United States

Phone: 479-273-4000

Fax: 479-277-1830

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. Segments The company’s operations comprise three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. WALMART U.S. As a mass merchandiser of consumer products, the Walmart U.S. segment operates retail stores in all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, with supercenters in 48 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, discount stores in 43 states and Puerto Rico and neighborhood markets, and other small store formats in 31 states and Puerto Rico. Customers can also purchase an assortment of merchandise and services online at www.walmart.com. Merchandise: The company does business across several store formats including supercenters, discount stores, Neighborhood Markets and other small store formats, as well as walmart.com. It operates in six strategic merchandise units: Grocery consists of a full line of grocery items, including meat, produce, deli, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, floral and dry grocery, as well as consumables such as health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods and pet supplies; Entertainment contains electronics, toys, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, cellular phones, cellular service plan contracts and prepaid service, movies, music, video games and books; Health and wellness includes pharmacy, optical services and over-the-counter drugs; Hardlines consist of stationery, automotive accessories, hardware and paint, sporting goods, fabrics and crafts and seasonal merchandise; Apparel includes apparel for women, girls, men, boys and infants, shoes, jewelry and accessories; and Home includes home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home décor, outdoor living and horticulture. The Walmart U.S. segment also offers financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire transfers, check cashing and bill payment. The company also markets lines of merchandise under its private-label store brands, including ‘Equate,’ ‘Everstart,’ ‘Faded Glory,’ ‘George,’ ‘Great Value,’ ‘Hometrends,’ ‘Mainstays,’ ‘Marketside,’ ‘No Boundaries,’ ‘Ol' Roy,’ ‘Ozark Trail,’ ‘Parent's Choice,’ ‘Price First,’ ‘Prima Della,’ ‘Sam's Choice,’ ‘Spring Valley’ and ‘White Stag.’ The company also markets lines of merchandise under licensed brands, some of which include ‘Better Homes & Gardens,’ ‘Danskin Now,’ ‘Disney,’ ‘General Electric,’ ‘OP,’ ‘Rival’ and ‘Starter.’ Seasonality: The Walmart U.S. segment's business is seasonal to a certain extent due to different calendar events and national and religious holidays, as well as different weather patterns. Its highest sales volume and segment operating income have occurred in the quarter ending January 31. Distribution: The Walmart U.S. segment operations are supported by 132 distribution facilities, including return facilities and e-commerce fulfillment centers, as of January 31, 2014. Of these 132 facilities, the company owned and operated 102. WALMART INTERNATIONAL The Walmart International segment comprises the company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries operating in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan and the United Kingdom; its majority-owned subsidiaries operating in Africa (which includes Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), Central America (which includes Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua), Chile, China and Mexico; and its joint ventures and other controlled subsidiaries in China. Walmart International operates units in three major categories: retail, wholesale and other. These categories consist of various formats, including discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, retail Websites, warehouse clubs, restaurants, apparel stores, drug stores and convenience stores. Its other category includes restaurants, drugstores and convenience stores operating under various banners in Brazil, Chile, Japan, Mexico and the United Kingdom, that range in size up to 4,200 square feet. Customers can also purchase an asso

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