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9 mind-blowing facts about Walmart

Business Insider Logo By Áine Cain of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 10: 
  
    Walmart is
    massive.
  
  The retail giant has got an impressive global reach and has
  been making inroads into the digital sphere.
  
  Here are a few facts that'll help you picture the retailer's
  size.
  
  
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    BusinessInsider.com for more stories.
  

  Everyone knows that Walmart is a behemoth.

  
    But sometimes, it becomes difficult to picture just how massive
    the company has become since it was founded in 1962.
  
  
    
      Read more: Walmart is winning the race to
    dominate a $35 billion business
  
  
    It's one thing to say that Walmart is the biggest retailer out
    there, but what does that actually mean?
  
  
    From the revenue it generates to the millions of people it
    employees, here are a few facts that capture Walmart's enormous
    size:

Walmart's massive scale is unmatched in retail

Everyone knows that Walmart is a behemoth. But sometimes, it becomes difficult to picture just how massive the company has become since it was founded in 1962.

It's one thing to say that Walmart is the biggest retailer out there, but what does that actually mean?

From the revenue it generates to the millions of people it employees, click ahead for a few facts that capture Walmart's enormous size. 

Read more: Walmart is winning the race to dominate a $35 billion business 

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