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  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

As the world's largest retailer and the world's largest company, Walmart plays a significant role in the global economy. It is a U.S.-based company that has 4,100 stores and 2,800 “supercenters” in 14 nations and generates more than US$400 billion annually ...

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