Friday, December 4, 2009

Trivia On Thursdays - Wal-Mart statistics

Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart every hour of every day. This works out to $20,928 profit every minute!

Wal-Mart will sell more from January 1st to St. Patrick's Day (March 17) than Target sells all year.

Wal-Mart is bigger than Home Depot, Kroger, Target, Sears, Costco and K-Mart combined.

Wal-Mart employs 1.620 million people and is the largest private employer.

Wal-Mart is the largest company in the history of the WORLD.

Wal-Mart now sells more food than Kroger & Safeway combined and keep in mind they did this in only 15 years.

During this same period, 31 supermarket chains sought bankruptcy including Winn-Dixie.

Wal-Mart now sells more food than any other store in the world.

Wal-Mart has approximately 3,900 stores in the USA of which 1,906 are Super Centers. This is 1,000 more than it had 5 years ago.

This year 7.2 billion different purchasing experiences will occur at a Wal-Mart store. The earth's population is approximately 6.5 billion.

90% of all Americans live within 15 miles of a Wal-Mart store.

Let Wal-Mart bail out Wall Street.  Better yet....let them run the Government!!

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