2012 revenue: $22.3 billion
Blowing away any and all comers is Walmart, which has less than 20 years' experience in the Canadian sector. After buying out the Woolco chain in 1994, Walmart has grown to become Canada's most successful retailer, raking in more than twice the revenue of all but one retail company in the entire country. And with Target following Walmart north later this year, the Arkansas-based retailer is not simply sitting on its thumbs. Walmart announced earlier this month a $450 million expansion that will include opening at least 37 new supercentres by the start of 2014.
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- 3 days – I'm an unpacking MACHINE!
- I need a full month just to figure out where to put everything!
- 3 months – I use the boxes as end tables!
- NEVER! I still haven't unpacked everything from the last move.
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