What Companies Does Walmart Own 【In 2022】 – DATAROMA

Walmart is the world’s largest retailer in the world, owning a chain of grocery stores, discount department stores, and hypermarkets. Walmart also owns a bunch of other companies including Vudu which it acquired in 2012 for $100 million. Others are Moosejaw, Sam’s Club, Mod Cloth amongst several others. 

Companies owned by Walmart:

The table below depicts the companies owned by Walmart: 

CompanyIndustry
VuduMedia Technology 
MoosejawRetailer
Asda Stores, Ltd.Retailer
Sam’s ClubRetailer
Jet.comRetailer
ModClothRetailer
Art.comRetailer
Seiyu GroupRetailer
ELOQUII Retailer
Bare Necessities Retailer
FlipkartE-Commerce
MassmartRetailer
Bonobos Retailer
Shoes.comE-Commerce
Aspectiva Retailer
LiderRetailer
AmigoRetailer
HeyneedleRetailer
Best Price Modern Wholesale Retailer
CARHCO Retailer
Parcel Retailer

Top 20 Companies owned by Walmart:

1. Vudu 

 

As one of the main subsidiaries of Walmart, it functions as a media technology company delivering content and supplying movies to television networks.

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2. Moosejaw 

Acquired in 2017 for $51 million, Moosejaw’s acquisition has led Walmart to access brands like The North Face. 

3. Asda Stores, Ltd. 

Walmart acquired Asda – a supermarket chain – on a bid of $7 billion. Since then, they have enlarged to 633 stores in the UK. 

4. Sam’s Club

Sam’s Club is a chain of warehouses enabling small-scale businesses to buy products in bulk to save money. 

5. Jet.Com

 

Jet was acquired by Walmart in 2016 and is an online retailer of groceries, fashion, household goods, and beauty products. 

6. ModCloth

Through Walmart’s subsidiary in Jet.com, it acquired ModCloth – an online retailer of women’s fashion.

7. Art.com

Established in 1988 – art.com is an online retailer of wall art and décor, with customized options as well.

8. Seiyo Group

Entirely owned by Walmart, Seiyo is a Japanese company serving departments and superstores, along with shopping centers. 

9. ELOQUII

Partially functioning like Amazon, ELOQUII sells products online that Amazon does not sell, putting Walmart in competition with Amazon. 

10. Bare Necessities 

Functioning as a lingerie company, Walmart acquired Bare Necessities soon after acquiring ELOQUII. 

11. Flipkart

Based in India, Flipkart is the largest retail store in its region in a successful deal with Walmart. 

12. Massmart 

Massmart is the second-largest retailer in Africa, owning several brands including CBW and Makro, and owing 51% of its shares to Walmart. 

13. Bonobos 

Bonobos was acquired by Walmart in 2016 for $30 million and has since been working on e-commerce for younger customers. 

14. Shoes.com 

Previously popular as shoebuy.com, it was acquired by Jet.com – also a subsidiary of Walmart. 

15. Aspectiva

Aspectiva is seen as the largest acquisition of Walmart, aiming to provide unique shopping experiences while competing with Amazon. 

16. Lider

 

Walmart holds 58.3% of Lider – a grocery store that sells toys, home appliances and products, and electronics too. 

17. Amigo 

Amigo is a chain of supermarkets that Walmart bought in 2004 and then closed all Amigo stores near to Sam’s Club – a subsidiary of Walmart. 

18. Hayneedle 

As an attempt to compete with Amazon, Hayneedle was acquired by Walmart as a portion of acquiring Jet.com.

19. Best Price Modern Wholesale 

As a part of Walmart’s joint venture with Bharti Enterprises in 2006, Walmart runs 20 stores under this name with the Indian government’s approval. 

20. CARHCO 

Central American Retail Holding Company (CARHCO) is owned by Walmart under 51% of its shares while running 811 stores in Central America. 

FAQs

Does Walmart own Costco? 

Walmart doesn’t own Costco. 

Does Walmart own Lowes? 

Walmart has no shares in Lowes.

Does China own Walmart? 

No, China doesn’t. 

Is Dollar Tree owned by Walmart?

No, it isn’t.