Wal-Mart SuperCenter Store
729 Oddfellows RD.
Crowley, LA 70526
Telephone: (337) 783-6387
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is the world's largest retailer. Wal-mart employs more than 1.3 million associates worldwide through more than 3,200 facilities in the United States and more than 1,100 units in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, China, Korea, Germany and the United Kingdom. More than 100 million customers per week visit Wal-Mart stores worldwide.
Guided by founder Sam Walton's passion for customer satisfaction and "Every Day Low Prices," Wal-Mart's four retail divisions -- Wal-Mart Supercenters, Discount Stores, Neighborhood Markets and SAM'S CLUB warehouses -- offer a wide variety of quality merchandise to consumers around the world.
1962: first Wal-Mart in Rogers, Ark., opens. 1969: company incorporated as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 1970: first distribution center and home office in Bentonville, Ark. open; Wal-Mart goes public on the New York Stock Exchange. 1979: annual sales top $1 billion. 1983: SAM'S CLUB warehouse concept introduced. 1988: first Supercenter opens. 1991: first international unit opens in Mexico City.
By the turn of the century Wal-Mart had been named "Retailer of the Century" by Discount Store News; made FORTUNE magazine's lists of the "Most Admired Companies in America" and the "100 Best Companies To Work For;" and was ranked on Financial Times' "Most Respected in the World" list. In 2002, Wal-Mart became No. 1 on the FORTUNE 500 list and was presented with the Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership, a presidential award that recognizes companies for outstanding achievement in employee and community relations. In 2003, Wal-Mart was named FORTUNE magazine's Most Admired Company in America.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. empowers its associates to serve the needs of their communities through its Good.Works. initiative. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., contributed millions of dollars to support communities and local non-profit organizations.
Wal-Mart stock trades on the New York and Pacific Stock Exchanges under the ticker symbol WMT.