Wal-Mart India Private Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Stores Inc., the world’s leading retailer renowned for its efficiency and expertise in logistics, supply chain management and sourcing. Wal-Mart India owns and operates 21 Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in 9 States across India. The first store opened in Amritsar in May 2009.
As a responsible company, Walmart India strives to improve the quality of life for employees, customers and communities through financial contributions, in-kind donations and volunteerism. The company supports initiatives focused on enhancing opportunities in skills training, environment sustainability, women empowerment and community development. The company has a robust ‘Store of the Community’ program which encourages employees to volunteer in their local communities.
Best Price Modern Wholesale store
The Best Price stores offer best prices with unmatched convenience, choice, quality and hygiene. The mission of Best Price is "Enabling businesses to prosper…every single member". To enter and purchase from Best Price stores, it is mandatory to become a member. Members can belong to different business categories such as Resellers (‘Kirana Stores’); Offices and Institutions (O&I); and Hotels, Restaurants and Caterers (HoReCa). Around 5,000 items, including food and non-food items, are available at competitive wholesale prices by lowering cost of operations.
A typical Best Price cash-and-carry store spans over 50,000 square feet and sells a wide range of fresh, frozen and chilled foods, fruits and vegetables, dry groceries, personal and home care, hotel and restaurant suppliers, clothing, office supplies and other general merchandise items.
On 1st July, 2014, Walmart India launched B2B e-commerce platform and extended it to its Best Price store members (kirana stores, offices and institutions and hotels, caterers and restaurants & other business members), providing them with a convenient online shopping opportunity. As an exclusive virtual store for its members in 19 cities, the e-commerce platform provides a similar assortment of products, as well as special items.