Wal-Mart is the Number 1 retailer in the world with about 4,800 stores, including 1,475 discount stores, 1,700 combination discount and grocery Supercenters, and 533 membership-only SAM'S CLUB stores.
Go to http://www.hoovers.com and then in the Search box type WMT, the stock symbol for Wal-Mart, then search "by Ticker."
At the top of the page click on the URL for Wal-Mart, http://www.walmartstores.com, and go to their Web site. Click on the Investor Information tab followed in the left-hand column menu by Annual Reports. Select the most recent annual report in the HTML format. Use the information in the annual report to answer the following questions.