From their humble beginnings as a small discount retailer in Rogers, Ark., Walmart has opened thousands of stores in the U.S. and expanded internationally. Through innovation, they're creating a seamless experience to let customers shop anytime and anywhere online, through mobile devices and in stores. They are creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the globe.
Walmart operates over 11,000 retail units under 65 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. We employ 2.2 million associates around the world — 1.3 million in the U.S. alone.
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Shelley Huff is the Vice President Divisional Merchandise Manager, Cooking and Dining – Walmart U.S. Prior to this position; she served as Senior Director for Men’s Apparel, leading the category’s marketing, dot-com and strategy efforts. Shelley joined Walmart in 2004 and held Buyer positions in Stationery and Party Supplies before promoting to Director of Strategy for Seasonal Merchandising in 2009. She left Walmart in 2010 to serve as Director/Senior Buyer for J.C. Penney & Co., supporting their food preparation, baking and luggage categories. She returned to Walmart in 2012 as Director of Home Décor.
Shelley earned her BS in Retailing and Consumer Sciences from the University of Arizona in 2005, and her MBA from the University of Arkansas in 2009. She currently sits on the Governing Board for the University of Arizona Alumni Association, and continues to support student activities both at the University of Arizona and the University of Arkansas. Shelley lives in Rogers and enjoys playing golf and traveling.
Since the first Walmart store opened in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas,Walmart has been dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers. Their business is the result of Sam Walton's visionary leadership, along with generations of associates focused on helping customers and communities save money and live better.
This rich heritage defines who we are and what we do today.
Revenue (ttm): 485.62B
Revenue Per Share (ttm): 150.46
Qtrly Revenue Growth (yoy): 0.10%
Gross Profit (ttm): 120.56B
EBITDA (ttm)6: 35.27B
Source: November 12, 2015- http://finance.yahoo.com/q/ks?s=WMT+Key+Statistics