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This statistic highlights Walmart’s Revenue by Segment from Q1 2017 onwards, split across Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club, on a quarterly basis.
Walmart Inc. is a retail corporation that operates various discounted department stores, hypermarkets, grocery markets, and online retail stores worldwide. They strive to continuously innovate and improve their customer-centric experience that naturally integrates their online and retail stores in an Omni-channel that offers their customers the best prices and saves their time.
Walmart’s operations involve three reportable Segments:
|Category||Revenue in Q4 2020||Revenue in Q3 2021||Revenue in Q4 2021||Revenue Share in Q1 2021|
(All figures in billions, except percentages)
Walmart’s revenue increased by 7.4% year-on-year from $140.61 billion in Q4 2020 to $150.99 billion in Q1 2021. The increment was essentially due to strong positive sales from Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club segments and positive comparable sales in the majority of the international markets resulting from increased demand stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Walmart’s revenue is further bifurcated according to the following segments
Walmart U.S. comprises of the Company’s merchandise operations in the U.S., as well as online retail stores and omni-channel initiatives. The majority of Walmart’s revenue is generated from the U.S. It amounted to $99.59 billion in Q4 2021, which was a growth of 7.9% from $92.27 billion in Q4 2020 and a growth of 12.7% during Q3 2021 when the revenue was $88.35 billion. The increase in revenue was attributable to growth in average ticketing on account of increased demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this was partially affected by a decline in the number of transactions as customers avoided shopping trips.
Walmart International includes the company’s operations outside the USA, as well as online retail stores and omni-channel activities.
Walmart international accounted for 23% of the company’s total revenue in Q4 2021 amounting to $34.87 billion. It witnessed a growth of 5.5% from $33.05 billion the previous year of the same quarter and a growth of 18% from $29.55 billion from the subsequent quarter. This increase was a result of growing sales which were partly affected by the fluctuations in exchange rates.
Sam’s Club is a chain of membership-only warehouse clubs owned by Walmart. It includes the warehouse membership clubs in the U.S., as well as online store samsclub.com and other omnichannel initiatives. The revenue from Sam’s Club for Q4 2021 stood at $16.53 billion, which was an increase of 8.1% from $15.29 billion generated in Q4 2020 and an increase of 4.3% from the previous quarter. It accounts for 11% of Walmart’s total revenue. The growth was partly affected by lesser fuel sales and their decision to remove tobacco from a few club locations.
About Walmart Inc.
Walmart Inc. operates a chain of departmental stores as well as e-commerce businesses globally, that offer products at discounted prices. Walmart chain was started by businessman Sam Walton in 1950 when he purchased a store in Bentonville, Arkansas, and opened it as Walton’s 5 & 10. By the 1980s they had expanded throughout the southern United States and eventually, they owned a store in every state. They started their first store in Canada in 1995. The expansion was essentially driven by new store constructions and acquisitions of chains such as Mohr-Value and Kuhn’s Big K. They introduced their first warehouse club chain Sam’s Club in 1983 and their first Supercentre store in 1988.
Walmart operates a chain of roughly 10,500 stores and clubs across 27 countries and e-commerce websites. The company is popular for its “everyday low prices” selling technique offering a wide variety of merchandise.
In 2018, Walmart invested $16 billion for a majority share in online retail giant Flipkart. Flipkart’s objective is to utilize Walmart’s wholesale business to work meticulously with retailers, offering more products, and services like financing.
Albertsons, eBay, Giant Eagle, Ascena Retail Group, Kroger, Lowe’s, and Target are some of the major competitors of Walmart worldwide.
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