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 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.


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 7 Billion.)


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


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laying the ground work for suggesting that MAYBE we should hire the guys who run
Wal-Mart to fix the economy because the idiots in Washington sure can't do it!