1. Americans spend
$36,000,000 at Wal-Mart Every hour of every day.
2. This works out to
$20,928 profit every minute!
3. Wal-Mart will
sell more from January 1 to St. Patrick's Day (March 17th) than Target sells all
4. Wal-Mart is
bigger than Home Depot + Kroger + Target +Sears + Costco + K-Mart
5. Wal-Mart employs
1.6 million people, is the world's largest private employer, and most speak
6. Wal-Mart is the
largest company in the history of the world.
7. Wal-Mart now
sells more food than Kroger and Safeway combined, and keep in mind they did this
in only fifteen years.
8. During this same
period, 31 big supermarket chains sought bankruptcy.
9. Wal-Mart now
sells more food than any other store in the world.
10. Wal-Mart has
approx 3,900 stores in the USA of which 1,906 are Super Centers; this is 1,000
more than it had five years ago.
11. This year 7.2
billion different purchasing experiences will occur at Wal-Mart stores. (Earth's
population is approximately 6.5 Billion.)
12. 90% of all
Americans live within fifteen miles of a Wal-Mart.
a.. The U.S. Postal Service was
established in 1775. You have had 234 years
to get it right and it is
b.. Social Security
was established in 1935. You have had 74 years to get it
right and it is
c.. Fannie Mae was
established in 1938. You have had 71 years to get it
and it is
d.. War on Poverty
started in 1964. You have had 45 years to get it right;
$1 trillion of our money is confiscated
each year and transferred to "the
poor" and they only want
e.. Medicare and
Medicaid were established in 1965. You have had 44 years
to get it right and they are
f.. Freddie Mac was
established in 1970. You have had 39 years to get it
and it is
g.. The Department
of Energy was created in 1977 to lessen our dependence
on foreign oil. It has
ballooned to 16,000 employees with a budget of $24 billion
a year and we import more oil than ever
before. You had 32 years to get it right
and it is an abysmal