Business Formats

There are 5 Business Formats under Walmart China:

Walmart Hyper Market



Walmart Neighbourhood Market


The first Walmart Supercenter opened on March 1, 1988 in Washington, Missouri. One decade later, Walmart Supercenters are a consumer hit, driving the continued growth of Walmart and currently numbering over 1,000 stores worldwide.

Walmart designed the Supercenter concept to save customers time and money, and also offer a unique shopping experience based on the Walmart philosophy of "Every Day Low Prices". Supercenters feature the traditional 36 general merchandise departments found in Walmart Discount Stores. Additionally the grocery area offers a bakery, delicatessen, frozen food section, meat and dairy as well as fresh produce departments. Through high volume sales, Supercenter customers find Walmart's Every Day Low Prices on everything from produce to washing powder.



SAM'S CLUB is a low-cost members-only warehouse club named after the founder of Walmart Inc. - Sam Walton. The first SAM'S CLUB was founded in 1983. Acting like a purchasing agent for its members, SAM'S CLUB offers exceptional value on famous-brand merchandise at "member only" prices for both business and personal use.

SAM'S CLUB operates by selling high volumes of merchandise at very low profit margins which are passed along to members in the form of low, warehouse prices. In addition to its brand-name, low-cost merchandise mix, SAM'S CLUB offers a variety of food items including fresh seafood, produce and baked goods, and other food and non-food categories. Additional member benefits also include discounts at local restaurants, and recreational facilities. Everything we do is to save you money!