Wal-Mart Goes Global
The number of Wal-Mart stores in foreign countries:
Puerto Rico: 54
S. Korea: 16
Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica: 363
How does this benefit the U.S. economy? Wal-Mart employs about 1,500 people at its Arkansas headquarters (about 10% of 15,000 total jobs there) just to coordinate worldwide shipments for the 2,560 stores outside the U.S.