Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. It operates retail stores, restaurants, discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, apparel stores, Sam’s Clubs, and neighborhood markets, as well as walmart.com; and samsclub.com. The company’s stores offer meat, produce, deli, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and floral and dry grocery; health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; electronics, toys, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, cellular phones, cellular service plan contracts and prepaid service, and books; stationery, automotive accessories, hardware and paint, sporting goods, fabrics and crafts, and seasonal merchandise; pharmacy and optical services; shoes, jewelry, accessories, and apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home décor, outdoor living, and horticulture products. Its stores also provide tobacco, tools and power equipment, office supplies, furniture, grills, gardening products, and mattresses; and wireless, software, video games, movies, and music products, as well as operate gasoline stations, and tire and battery centers. In addition, the company’s stores offer hardgoods, softgoods, and selected private-label items under the Member’s Mark, Artisan Fresh, Daily Chef, and Simply Right brands. Further, it operates banks that focus on consumer lending; and provides financial services and products, including money orders, wire transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. As of September 13, 2012, the company operated approximately 10,130 retail units under 69 banners in 27 countries. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is based in Bentonville, Arkansas.