Sam Walton opened the first Wal-Mart in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas. By 1967, the Walton family owned 24 stores. As of 2015, more than 11,000 locations exist throughout the world. In 2012, Wal-Mart celebrated its 50th anniv... More » Business & Finance Corporations

Walmart offers basic checking accounts at some locations through its GoBank service. The store also has its own credit card, sells prepaid debit cards and money orders, and cashes checks at most locations. More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Banks

Someone interested in applying for a Wal-Mart store card or Wal-Mart MasterCard can do so online through the Wal-Mart website. The user first must sign up for a Wal-Mart website account or log in to an existing account t... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending
similar articles

Sam Walton founded the first Wal-Mart store in Rogers, Arkansas, in 1962. His family expanded the chain to 24 stores by 1967, and the business became incorporated in 1969. The company became publicly traded in 1970, and ... More » Business & Finance Corporations

As of 2015, Wal-Mart offers banking services to customers in its retail stores, including check cashing, check printing and money transfers. Wal-Mart has also partnered with GreenDot to create GoBank, which is a checking... More » Business & Finance Corporations

Wal-Mart does release flyers for its stores in Canada, and they're viewable in English and French on the Wal-Mart Canada website through the "Flyers" link. Wal-Mart requires a Canadian postal code to show the flyer for a... More » Business & Finance Corporations

Wal-Mart sells several versions of Chia pets on its website, but the products are not available in stores. The inventory at Wal-Mart's website includes Chia pets themed to resemble well-known pop culture characters like ... More » Business & Finance Corporations