Interesting Facts About Walmart's Enormity

Most of the following information was taken from a notes page on FB, originally posted by one of my high school friends:
Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart , every hour of every day.

This works out to $20,928 in sales every minute!

Wal-Mart will sell more from January 1 to St. Patrick's Day (March 17th) than Target sells all year.

Wal-Mart is bigger than Home Depot + Kroger + Target +Sears + Costco + K-Mart combined.

Wal-Mart employs 1.6 million people, is the world's largest private employer, and most speak English.

Wal-Mart is the largest company in the history of the world.  There are more than 400 Super Walmart stores in Texas alone.

Wal-Mart now sells more food than Kroger and Safeway combined, and keep in mind they did this in only fifteen years.

During this same period, 31 big supermarket chains sought bankruptcy..

Wal-Mart now sells more food than any other store in the world.

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.

This year 7.2 billion different purchasing experiences will occur at Wal-Mart stores. (Earth's population is approximately 6..5 Billion.)

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