Headquarters: Mississauga, Ontario
Year of creation: 1994 (acquisition of Woolco)
Business type: company
Sector of activity: supermarket
Walmart Canada, a Walmart subsidiary with 11,000 supermarkets and hypermarkets in 27 countries and 71 subsidiaries has 403 branches across the country. Every day, nearly 600,000 customers come to stock up on the 80,000 products distributed in its different departments: clothing, home accessories, electronic devices, grocery products and specialty services, such as pharmacy, garden center, Express tire and lubrication centers and optics.
Walmart Canada employs 1.2 million people in different job categories: retail management, head office positions (eg accounting and finance; compliance, ethics and litigation; engineering; real estate and branch planning; supply chain management; marketing and replenishment), technology and healthcare.
Walmart Canada offers employees a work environment to achieve their ambitions and goals through resources, mentors and tools as well as training such as the Expedited Experience Development Program in Retail Trade, the Strategic Operations Leadership program or the Accelerated Leadership Training Program.
Over the last 20 years, Walmart Canada has contributed $ 300 million to Canadian non-profit organizations, particularly in the food sector (lunch for children, first aid in case of disaster) or health (100 $ million to Opération Enfant Soleil). In addition, Walmart Canada is acting on sustainability through three channels: energy (100% of branch lighting is
eco-energy), waste (zero waste, fight against waste) and respect for responsible practices in products manufacturing.