Number of Walmart stores in the US by each format 1998-2021
The main formats of Walmart stores in the US are discount stores, supercenters, neighborhood markets, and Sam’s club. The table below provides the number of each between 1998 and 2021.
|Year||Walmart Stores/Discount stores||Super centers||Sam’s club||Neighborhood markets and other small format stores|
2021: The total number of Walmart stores in the US in fiscal 2021 was 5,342 with 3,570 super centers, 375 Walmart/Discount stores and 599 Sam’s Clubs. Apart from it, there were 799 neighborhood stores and other small formats in the US operational in fiscal 2021.
2020: Apart from the four main formats of stores in US outlined above, the company also has 12 Amigo and 80 ecommerce acquisition/C stores as well as 8 convenience stores and 22 other format stores operational in the US in 2020.
2019: Apart from the four main formats of stores in US outlined above, the company also has 12 Amigo and 70 ecommerce acquisition/C stores operational in the US in 2019. The total number of Walmart stores in US in 2019 was 5,355 (Walmart US & Sam’s club).
Walmart was incorporated in Delaware in 1969. The company started its international operations in 1991 and first ecommerce initiative in 2000. The number of total retail units of Walmart in 2019 reached 11,348. Walmart US segment had 4,756 units whereas Walmart International 5,993 and Sam’s club had 599.
Walmart operates retail, wholesale and other units in U.S., Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Central America, Chile, China, India, Japan, Mexico and the United Kingdom. It conducts its business in three reportable segments that are Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam’s Club. The largest of these segments that accounted for around 64% of the total revenue of the brand is Walmart US with operations in all 50 states in the U.S., Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. Walmart International has operations in 27 countries outside USA. Sam’s club is a chain of membership only warehouse clubs. (Walmart Annual Reports).
(Walmart annual reports and form 10-Q).