Walmart Canada is the Canadian department of Walmart which is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario. It was founded on March 17, 1994, with the acquisition of the Woolco Canada chain from the F. W. Woolworth Firm.
Originally including warehouse store, Walmart Canada's contemporaries include Titan Tiger, House Hardware, Canadian Tire, and Dollarama. Based upon the success of the United States style, Walmart Canada has actually focused on broadening Supercentres from new or modified areas, supplying groceries which puts them in the exact same market as grocery store chains such as Loblaws, Real Canadian Superstore, Metro, Sobeys, Thrifty Foods, Safeway, Save-On-Foods, Nation Grocer, Fairway Markets, Quality Foods, Co-op as well as others. Walmart is the 2nd largest retailer in Canada by profits.
Walmart Canada held grand openings of 15 supercentres in January 2016, finishing its growth preparation for the business, finishing January 31, 2016. As of January 31, 2021, Walmart Canada's complete count is 408 stores, consisting of 343 supercentres and 65 discount stores in every district as well as a region with the exception of Nunavut. Walmart Canada's principal designer and the property manager are SmartCentres; various other substantial landlords include Riocan and also First Capital Real Estate.