Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates in the Variety stores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Wal-Mart Stores with three other
department stores in North America:
sales of $73.30 billion
of which 98%
was U.S. Retail),
Sears Holdings Corporation
(2012 sales: $39.85 billion
Costco Wholesale Corporation
(2012 sales of $99.14 billion
of which 100%
was membership warehouses).
Wal-Mart Stores reported sales of $469.16 billion
January of 2013.
increase of 5.0%
versus 2012, when the company's sales were $446.95 billion.
Sales at Wal-Mart Stores have increased during each of the previous five years
(and since 2008, sales have increased a total of 24%).
Sales of Sams Club saw an increase
4.9% in 2013, from
$53.80 billion to $56.42 billion.