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Funded in 1969, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc has grown to become world's top largest retail company of groceries and general merchandise. The company operates over 11,137 stores in several market formats like discount stores, cash & carry, Warehouse club, supermarkets, super-centers, hypermarkets and apparel stores. Wal-Mart Stores also provides online shopping facility through www.walmart.com, www.asda.com, www.samsclub.com, www.walmart.ca and www.walmart.com.br. It has divided its business into three segments: the Walmart USA, the Sam’s Club and the Walmart International. The company serves in more than 26 countries worldwide under the Walmart International segment. Its Sam’s Club segment comprises membership warehouse clubs and online retail operations at samsclub.com. The company sells a wide variety of grocery items, household chemicals, baby products, books, toys, electronics, health and beauty products, automotive accessories, home improvement products, sporting goods, housewares, bedding, and much more. Walmart U.S. segment also provides financial services like money orders, bill payment and check cashing. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., operates its retail chain worldwide under 55-different banners such as Asda in UK, Seiyu in Japan, Best Price in India, Walmart in United States and Canada. The company opened its first store in 1962 by Sam Walton Rogers, Arkansas, USA. Walmart went public in October 1970 on the New York Stock Exchange. It is the leading retail company in the world measured by employees and total assets. As of 2013, It had approximately 2.2 million employees globally and total assets of US$ 203.105 billion. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc has a foundation called 'Walmart Foundation' which helps to needy people worldwide. Walmart Foundation organizes several charitable and Social Welfare programs every year. The company sells 40% merchandise under several its private label store brands, among the few are Hometrends, George, Parent's, Sam's Choice, White Stag, Ol' Roy, Faded Glory, Price First and Parent's Choice. Walmart started selling its products under private label brands in the year 1991 with the 'Sam's Choice' private label brand launched by Cott Beverages.