By Dina Spector
Walmart (WMT) announced its third quarter financial results this morning. The discount retailer reported earnings of $1.08 per share, which was slightly better than what analysts were expecting.
Sales climbed 3.4 percent year-over-year to $113.9 billion, but this number was expected to be higher.
But there's no question that the company continues to be one of the most powerful businesses in the world.
Walmart has come a long way since Sam Walton opened the first discount store in Rogers, Arkansas, 50 years ago.
So just how big has the multinational discount retailer become?
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