15 crazy facts about Walmart
With more than 1.5 million employees, Walmart is the biggest employer in the United States.
Walmart's revenue is higher than the GDP of many countries, including Norway, Austria, and Belgium.
Walmart's parking lots alone cover an area larger than the island of Manhattan.
Walmart is the world's largest retailer, with over 11,000 stores in 27 countries.
Walmart is so big that it has its own zip code - 72716 - in Bentonville, Arkansas, where its headquarters are located.
Walmart sells more bananas than any other item in its stores.
Walmart has its own private army of security personnel, which is larger than the U.S. Marine Corps.
Walmart is the largest seller of firearms in the United States.
Walmart stores are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, except on Christmas Day.
Walmart has been sued more than any other company in the United States.
Walmart is the largest importer of goods from China, with over $40 billion in imports in 2020.
Walmart's annual revenue is higher than the GDP of Switzerland.
Walmart's founder, Sam Walton, was the richest person in the United States when he died in 1992, with a net worth of over $23 billion.
Walmart's corporate mascot, the smiley face, was created in 1963 by a graphic designer named Harvey Ball.
Walmart's stores are so large that you could fit about 25 basketball courts inside one of its Supercenters.
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