Industry Group: Food Retailers
Country/Region: United States of America
Walmart serves as the preeminent retailer in the United States, with its strategy predicated on superior operating efficiency and offering the lowest priced goods to consumers to drive robust store traffic and product turnover. Walmart augmented its low-price business strategy by offering a convenient one-stop shopping destination with the opening of its first supercenter in 1988.Today, Walmart operates over 4,700 stores in the United States (5,300 including Sam’s Club) and over 10,000 stores globally. Walmart generated over $420 billion in domestic namesake sales last year, with Sam’s Club contributing another $84 billion to the firm’s top line. Internationally, Walmart generated $100 billion in sales. The company serves around 240 million customers globally each week.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Food Retailers 134 out of 194
Global Universe 7898 out of 15719
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Walmart, Inc.'s Exposure is Medium
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Walmart, Inc.'s Management of ESG Material Risk is Average
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