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Nov012009

HOW BIG IS WAL-MART?


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 year.
 
4.  Wal-Mart is  bigger than Home Depot + Kroger + Target + Sears
     + Costco + K-Mart  combined.
 
5.  Wal-Mart employs  1.6 million people and is the largest private employer.
     And most  can't speak English.
 
6.  Wal-Mart is the  largest company in the history of the World.
 
7.  Wal-Mart now  sells more food than Kroger & Safeway combined,
     and keep in mind they  did this in only 15 years.
 
8.  During this same  period, 31 Supermarket chains sought bankruptcy
     (including Winn-Dixie).
 
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 5 years ago.

11. This year 7.2 billion  different purchasing experiences will occur
at a Wal-Mart store.
(Earth's population is approximately 6.5 billion.)

12. 90% of all Americans  live within 15 miles of a Wal-Mart.


   
Let Wal-Mart bail out  Wall Street. 

Better yet . ... ..

Let them run the damn Government. 

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