Wal-Mart

  

Definition

The largest discount retailer in the world. The company started out as a small chain of stores in rural towns. The store chain was founded by Samuel Walton in 1962 and currently is one of the largest employers in the United States. The store has been criticized for running smaller "mom and pop" stores out of business with its extremely low prices. Some of the stores are considered Super Wal-Marts and they typically provide a grocery store and automotive repair shop for customers.

Use Wal-Mart in a sentence

  • I can buy pretty much everything I need at Wal-Mart: clothes, shoes, food, even electronics; their customer service isn't always the best, though.

    7 people found this helpful    
  • I went shopping at Wal-Mart that day because I wanted to buy some frozen pizza and some fruit for my house.

    5 people found this helpful    
  • You should try and take some notes from wal-mart because they have done a great job of controlling their market.

    10 people found this helpful    
Show more usage examples...

Related Videos




http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/Wal-Mart.html

Have a question about Wal-Mart? Ask for help in the
Community
Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z