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Inside Walmart, the largest retailer in the world

Last updated on: June 11, 2013 08:32 IST

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Walmart has 8,500 stores in 15 countries, under 55 different names. The company operates under the Walmart name in the United States, including the 50 states and Puerto Rico. It operates in Mexico as Walmex, in the United Kingdom as Asda, in Japan as Seiyu, and in India as Best Price, according to Wikipedia.

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Image: A Walmart's distribution centre in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States.
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A view of the Walmart's associates meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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A woman shops with her daughter at a Walmart Supercenter in Rogers, Arkansas.

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An employee of Walmart yells and claps at the US Associates meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Walmart employees cheer at the US Associates meeting as part of the annual shareholders meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Employees of Walmart are greeted by staff as they arrive at company headquarters for a staff tour in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Kalpona Akter, a former child garment worker from Bangladesh, lays a flower at a sign commemorating those killed in recent clothing factory tragedies in Bangladesh outside Walmart's headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Employees of Walmart wait for the start of the US Associates meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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A Walmart's distribution centre in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Michelle Gloeckler, senior vice-president of the home division at Walmart, shows off a selection of merchandise made in the US for sale at a Walmart Supercenter in Rogers, Arkansas.

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Walmart's founder Sam Walton's office at the Walmart visitors centre in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Jared Lawrence leads employees of Walmart in a company chant outside the headquarters before a staff tour in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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A Walmart employee works in one of the company's distribution centre in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Actor Hugh Jackman welcomes fellow actor Tom Cruise to the stage as he hosts the annual shareholders meeting for Walmart in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Walmart's family members, Jim Walton, left, Alice Walton, centre, and Chairman of the Board of Directors Rob Walton, right, recite the Walmart cheer at the annual shareholders meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Walmart employees pose with the company logo at the visitors's centre located in the original location of one of founder Sam Walton's stores in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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A woman riding an electric cart shops with a child at a Walmart Supercenter in Rogers, Arkansas.

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An employee of Walmart holds up a sign at the US Associates meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Sandy Joy, a Walmart vision centre employee, performs a comedy routine at the Walmart Associates meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Singer John Legend performs at the annual shareholders meeting for Walmart in Fayetteville, Arkansas.


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