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Walmart Departments and Categories

2020-07-28
18 min read

Walmart categorizes all of its items by division, department, category, and fineline. We have compiled a list of Walmart departments, their corresponding accounting departments, how they are categorized for On-Time In-Full metrics, and some example categories that go into each one.

Department 01: Candy and Tobacco

Accounting Department 01

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Tobacco
  • Collectibles
  • Batteries
  • ASOTV
  • Packaged Goods
  • Front End Impulse
  • Seasonal Candy (Easter, Christmas, Valentine’s Day)
  • Prepaid Cards
  • Front Candy and Snacks
  • Basic Candy
  • Halloween Candy

Department 02: Personal Care, Health and Beauty Aids

Accounting Department 02

In Full Category: Consumables

Categories:

  • Feminine Hygiene
  • Feminine Care
  • Incontinence
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Oral Care
  • Shave
  • Hair Accessories
  • Hair Appliances
  • Multi-Cultural Personal Care
  • Hair Color
  • Styling
  • Trial and Travel
  • Baby Personal Care
  • Hair Color

Department 03: Stationery

Accounting Department 03

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Sports License
  • Filing
  • Office Boards
  • Souvenirs
  • Flags
  • Calendars
  • Writing
  • Children’s Activity
  • School Supplies
  • Pencil Pouches
  • Office Supplies
  • Copy Paper
  • Binders
  • Notebooks
  • Planners
  • Journals
  • Portfolios

Department 04: Paper Goods/Household Paper

Accounting Department 04

In Full Category: Consumables

Categories:

  • Seasonal Paper Products
  • Napkins
  • Facial Tissue
  • Trash Bags
  • Disposable Tabletop

Department 05: Electronics, Media, and Gaming

Ac_c_ounting Department 05

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Tablets
  • Home Theater
  • Printers and Ink
  • Home Audio and Video
  • Electronics
  • Televisions
  • Computer Accessories
  • Computers
  • Connected Home
  • Digital Storage
  • Tablet Accessories and Bags
  • Movies
  • VG Hardware and Accessories
  • Software

Department 06: Wireless, Wearables, Cameras, and Supplies

Accounting Department 06

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Telephones – Wearable and Landline
  • Postpaid phones
  • Tablets
  • 2-in-1s
  • Chromebooks
  • Cameras and Accessories
  • Digital Services

Department 07: Toys

Accounting Department 07

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Bikes
  • Ride-Ons
  • Preschool Toys
  • Girls Toys
  • Board Games
  • Puzzles
  • Electronics
  • Boys Toys
  • Radio Control
  • Girls/Fashion Dolls
  • Seasonal Toys
  • Bike Accessories
  • Foot to Floor
  • Girls Toys
  • Novelty

Department 08: Pets and Supplies

Accounting Department 08

In Full Category: Consumables

Categories:

  • Cat Litter
  • Small Animals
  • Fish
  • Aquatics
  • Pet Apparel
  • Dog Toys
  • Pet Collars and leashes
  • Seasonal pet Products
  • Cat Food
  • Grooming
  • Pet Beds
  • Cat Accessories
  • Cat Pans and Accessories
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Health and Wellness
  • Dog Treats

Department 09: Sporting Goods

Accounting Department 09

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Camp Accessories
  • Coolers
  • Flashlights
  • Fitness
  • Trampolines
  • Outdoor Games
  • Indoor Games
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Team Sports
  • Hunting
  • Team Sports – Golf, Racquet/Paddle/Water Sports
  • Weights
  • Fitness
  • General Sports – Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Soccer
  • Game Cameras
  • Knives
  • Optics
  • Fun Safes/Cases
  • Reloading
  • Camping
  • Tents
  • Airbeds
  • Camp Chairs
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Fishing
  • Firearms
  • Lures
  • Shooting and Accessories
  • Gifts

Department 10: Automotive

Accounting Department 10

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Automotive Chemicals and Additives
  • Tarps and Tie Downs
  • Tires
  • Tire Repair
  • Keys and Accessories
  • Cleaners and Waxes
  • Heavy Duty Cleaning
  • RV Accessories
  • Wiper Blades and Fluid
  • Summer and Winter Seasonal Auto
  • Power Washers
  • Compressors
  • Welders
  • Seat and Car Covers
  • Floor Plate
  • Auto and Truck Accessories
  • Motorcycle and ATV Accessories
  • Auto Fragrance
  • Motor Oil
  • Oil and Air Filters
  • Funnels and Spouts
  • Gas Cans
  • Trailer Wiring and Jacks
  • Auto Body and Paint
  • Auto Electronics
  • Auto Lighting
  • Batteries and Battery Accessories

Department 11: Hardware

Accounting Department 11

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Electrical
  • Paint
  • Hardware Consumables
  • Plumbing
  • Decor
  • Hand Tools
  • Basic Hardware

Department 12: Paint and Accessories

Accounting Department 12

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 13: Household Chemicals

Accounting Department 13

In Full Category: Consumables

Categories:

  • Insecticides and Rodenticides
  • Laundry and Additives
  • Quick and All-Purpose Cleaners
  • Dish Detergent
  • Sponges
  • Mops and Brooms
  • Bleach
  • Bath, Toilet, Drain
  • Air Care
  • Furniture and Floor Care

Department 14: Kitchen and Dining/Cook and Dine

Accounting Department 14

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Toast and Bread
  • Heated Cooking
  • Microwaves
  • Gadgets
  • Range and Burner Covers
  • Dinner
  • Flatware
  • Novelty
  • Hard Seasonal Tabletop
  • Mixers Blenders
  • Can Openers
  • Coffeemakers
  • Coffee Filters
  • Tea Kettles
  • Smoothies
  • Specialty Seasonal
  • Traditional and Specialty Coffee Makers
  • Seasonal
  • Soft Kitchen
  • Children’s Tableware
  • Coordinated Dining
  • Soft Seasonal
  • Cookware and Drink Ware
  • Bakeware

Department 15: Health and Wellness

Accounting Department 15

In Full Category: Health & Wellness


Department 16: Lawn and Garden

Accounting Department 16

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Perennials
  • Mums
  • Christmas Trees
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Easter
  • Mother’s Day
  • Pool Chemical
  • Salt and Snow
  • Planters
  • Grill Accessories
  • Turkey Fryers
  • Pottery
  • Bird Feeders
  • Planting Accessories
  • Foliage Shrubs
  • Trees
  • Tropicals
  • Orchids
  • Cacti
  • Everyday Floral
  • Seeds
  • Bulbs
  • Power Lawn Equipment
  • Watering
  • Bagged Goods
  • Fertilizer
  • Chemicals
  • Grills
  • Annuals
  • Containers
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Vegetables and Herbs

Department 17: Home Decor

Accounting Department 17

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Clocks
  • Lighting
  • Soft Window
  • Hard Window
  • Window Hardware
  • Blinds
  • Rugs
  • Doormats
  • Decorative Pillows
  • Slip Covers
  • Table Rounds
  • Accessories
  • Wall and Table Decor
  • Candles
  • Fragrances
  • Candle Accessories
  • Musical Escapes

Department 18: Seasonal

Accounting Department 18

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Novelty
  • Partyware
  • Special Occasion
  • Everyday Gift Wrap
  • Bags
  • Cards
  • Fashion
  • Stationery
  • Stickers
  • Tins
  • Containers
  • Father’s Day
  • Mother’s Day
  • Graduation
  • Christmas Lights
  • Trees
  • Basic Wreaths
  • Garland
  • Outdoor Decor
  • Village
  • Gift Wrap
  • Boxed Cards
  • Plush
  • New Year’s
  • Hanukkah
  • Halloween and Harvest
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Easter
  • Mardi Gras
  • St Patrick’s Day

Department 19: Piece Goods, Fabrics, and Crafts

Accounting Department 19

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Fabric and Sewing
  • Notions
  • Needlecraft
  • Sewing
  • Floral Crafting
  • Ribbon
  • Jewelry Making
  • Photo Albums
  • General Crafts
  • Wedding
  • Sewing Machines
  • Patterns
  • Buttons
  • Fiberfill

Department 20: Bath and Shower

Accounting Department 20

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Shower Curtains
  • Decorative Bath
  • Bath Towels
  • Bath Rugs
  • Bath Sets
  • Bath Accessories
  • Shower
  • Beach Towels
  • Winter Seasonal

Department 21: Movies, Books, and Magazines

Accounting Department 21

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • New Release Video Games and Software
  • Hardware and Accessories

Department 22: Bedding

Accounting Department 22

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Bed Pillows
  • Mattress Pads
  • Pillow Protectors
  • Down Bedding
  • Foam Bedding
  • Air Beds
  • Collegiate & NFL Domestic Bedding
  • Fashion Bedding
  • Basic Bedding
  • Sheets
  • Quilts
  • Bed in a Bag
  • Bedding BTC
  • Beach Towels
  • Winter Seasonal
  • Juvenile Bedding
  • Your Zone

Department 23: Men’s Wear

Accounting Department 23

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Workwear
  • Sleep
  • Dress
  • Accessories
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Thermals
  • Activewear
  • Young Men’s Tops
  • Men’s Bottoms
  • Seasonal Men's
  • Men’s Graphic Tees
  • Team Sports
  • SOTC

Department 24: Boy’s Wear

Accounting Department 24

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 25: Shoes

Accounting Department 25

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • OCC Footwear
  • Girls – Athletic, Casual, Dress, Fashion, Boots, Shoe Care
  • Boys – Athletic, Casual, Dress, Fashion, Boots, Shoe Care
  • Men’s Footwear
  • Children’s Seasonal
  • Family Winter
  • Family Rain Boots
  • Ladies Footwear

Department 26: Infants/Toddlers

Accounting Department 26

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Baby Boy/Girl – Seasonal, Fleece, Swim, Play Wear, Holiday
  • Baby Boy/Girl – Basics, License, Outerwear, Sleep
  • Boys – Dress, License
  • Girls – Bottoms, Dress, Active, Tops, License
  • Kids – Seasonal, Sleep, Basics
  • Infants
  • Baby
  • License
  • Accessories
  • Dresses
  • Sets
  • Toddler Boy All (2T – 5T)
  • Toddler Girl All (2T – 5T)
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Uniforms

Department 27: Socks

Accounting Department 27

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Bras and Shape Wear
  • Socks
  • Hosiery

Department 28: Sheer Hosiery

Accounting Department 28

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 29: Lingerie

Accounting Department 29

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Sleepwear
  • Scrubs
  • Underwear
  • Thermals

Department 30: Foundations

Accounting Department 30

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Bras and Shape Wear
  • Intimate Apparel
  • Underwear

Department 31: Handbags/Accessories

Accounting Department 31

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Accessories
  • Ladies Basic Accessories – Small Leather, Belts, and Beach
  • Ladies Seasonal Accessories – Hats, Cold Weather, Accessories
  • Scarves
  • Umbrellas

Department 32: Jewelry

Accounting Department 32

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Fine Jewelry
  • Fine Metals
  • Watches
  • Costume Jewelry

Department 33: Girl’s Wear

Accounting Department 33

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 34: Ladies’ Wear

Accounting Department 34

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Active
  • Dresses
  • Junior Bottoms
  • Juniors Active Tops
  • Juniors License
  • Juniors Seasonal
  • Juniors Tops
  • Licensed Apparel
  • Missy Bottoms
  • Missy Knit Tops
  • Outerwear
  • Plus Bottoms
  • Plus Tops/Bottoms
  • Seasonal Ladies’ Wear
  • Sweaters
  • Swim
  • Woven

Department 35: Maternity/Plus Size

Accounting Department 35

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Ladies Plus Tops
  • Maternity Wear

Department 36: Ladies Outerwear

Accounting Department 36

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 37: Auto Service

Accounting Department 37

Does not count against On Time In Full


Department 38: Pharmacy – Rx

Accounting Department 38

In Full Category: Health/Wellness

Categories:

  • Cough, Cold, and Flu
  • Gastro-Intestinal
  • Heart Health
  • Pain Management
  • Pet Medications
  • Urinary Health
  • Diet & Wellness
  • Mental Health
  • Men’s Health
  • Ophthalmic
  • Women’s Health
  • Allergy
  • Anti-Infective
  • Respiratory Health
  • Skin

Department 39: Roadshow/Consumer Service

Accounting Department 39

Does not count against On Time In Full


Department 40: OTC Pharmacy, Health, and Wellness

Accounting Department 40

In Full Category: Consumables

Categories:

  • Nicotine Replacement
  • Elastics
  • Active Nutrition, Weight Control
  • Adult Nutrition, Vitamins, Active Nutrition, and Weight Control
  • Diagnostics
  • Pediatrics
  • Antacids
  • Laxatives
  • Analgesics
  • Wellness
  • Allergy
  • Intimate Needs
  • First Aid
  • Footcare
  • Vaporizers and Humidifiers
  • Feminine Hygiene and Needs
  • Diabetic Supplies
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Incontinence
  • Vitamins
  • Diagnostics

Department 41: Men’s College and Pro

Accounting Department 23

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 42: Automotive Oil

Accounting Department 10

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 43: Toys

Accounting Department 07

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 44: Piece Goods, Fabrics & Crafts

Accounting Department 19

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 45: Sporting Goods

Accounting Department 09

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 46: Cosmetics, Fragrances, and Skin Care

Accounting Department 46

In Full Category: Consumables

Categories:

  • Color Cosmetics
  • Trend Cosmetics
  • Nail Polish and Removers
  • Cotton
  • Tweed
  • Face and Complexion Care
  • Skin Care
  • Hand and Body Lotion
  • Sun Care
  • Naturals
  • Kids Bath

Department 47: Jewelry

Accounting Department 32

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 49: Optical – Frames

Accounting Department 49

In Full Category: Health/Wellness

Categories:

  • Spectacle Lens
  • Reading Glasses
  • Sunglasses and Safety Glasses
  • Frames
  • Accessories and Readers
  • Eye Care

Department 50: Optical – Lenses

Accounting Department 50

In Full Category: Health/Wellness


Department 53: Stationery

Accounting Department 03

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 54: Jewelry

Accounting Department 32

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 55: Media & Gaming

Accounting Department 05

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 56: Horticulture and Live Plants

Accounting Department 56

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 57: Hearing Center

Accounting Department 57

In Full Category: Health/Wellness


Department 58: Hearing Center

Accounting Department 58

Does not count against On Time In Full


Department 59: Cosmetics, Fragrances, and Skin Care

Accounting Department 46

In Full Category: Consumables


Department 60: Concept Stores

Accounting Department 60

Does not count against On Time In Full


Department 65: Gasoline/Fuel Convenience Stores

Accounting Department 65

Does not count against On Time In Full


Department 67: Celebration and Cards

Accounting Department 67

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Every Party and Novelty
  • Patriotic
  • New Year’s Eve
  • St. Patrick’s Day

Department 71: Furniture

Accounting Department 71

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Seating

Department 72: Electronics

Accounting Department 72

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Headphones & Audio
  • Computer Accessories
  • Tablets
  • Electronics
  • Printers & Ink
  • Connected Home
  • Home Audio and Video

Department 73: Stationary

Accounting Department 03

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 74: Home Management, Closet, Storage, and Organization

Accounting Department 74

In Full Category: General Merchandise

Categories:

  • Luggage
  • Baskets
  • Hampers
  • Closet
  • Storage
  • Hangers
  • Irons
  • Laundry
  • Canning
  • Food Storage
  • Kitchen Organization
  • Shelf Liner
  • Sink-Waster
  • Countertop Pantry
  • Vacuum Sealers
  • Plastic Storage (Bulk Storage)
  • Waste
  • Floor Care
  • Large Appliances
  • RTA Home Office
  • RTA Home Entertainment
  • Seating
  • RTA Bedroom
  • Furniture Accessories
  • Folding Furniture
  • RTA Kitchen

Department 77: Large Appliances and Household Goods

Accounting Department 77

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 78: Ladieswear

Accounting Department 34

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 79: Infant Consumable Hardlines

Accounting Department 79

In Full Category: Consumables

Categories:

  • Baby Bedding
  • Baby Formula Baby Feeding
  • Baby Food
  • Baby Large Furniture
  • Baby Travel Needs
  • Safety
  • Baby Toys
  • Baby Small Furniture
  • Diaper Bags
  • Baby Toys
  • Baby Toiletries
  • Baby Diapers and Wipes
  • Training Pants

Department 80: Service Deli

Accounting Department 80

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Bakery
  • Grab & Go
  • Specialty Meats and Cheese
  • Hot Case
  • Product

Department 81: Commercial Bread

Accounting Department 81

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Snack Cakes
  • Sweet Baked Goods
  • Commercial Bread
  • Bread/Buns
  • Tortillas
  • Breakfast and Bread

Department 82: Impulse Merchandise

Accounting Department 82

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Batteries
  • ASOTV
  • Checkouts and Impulse Strips
  • Front Candy and Snacks

Department 83: Seafood

Accounting Department 83

In Full Category: Food


Department 85: 1-Hour Photo

Accounting Department 85

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 86: Financial Services/Walmart Services

Accounting Department 86

Does not count against On Time In Full


Department 87: Wireless

Accounting Department 87

In Full Category: General Merchandise


Department 88: PMDC Signage

Accounting Department 88

Does not count against On Time In Full


Department 89: Walmart Travel/Travel

_Accounting Department 8_9

Does not count against On Time In Full


Department 90: Dairy Products

Accounting Department 90

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Milk
  • Creamers
  • Juice
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Desserts
  • Butter and Cultured
  • Refrigerated Dough
  • Cream Cheese

Department 91: Frozen Food

Accounting Department 91

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Fish
  • Appetizers
  • Snack Cakes
  • Bagged Ice
  • Bread
  • Pasta
  • Single Serve Meals
  • Frozen Potatoes
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit Juice
  • Desserts
  • Toppings
  • Multi-Serve Meals
  • Poultry
  • Pizza Breakfast
  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen
  • VA Seafood
  • Meat

Department 92: Dry Grocery

Accounting Department 92

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Packaged Goods
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Asian
  • Indian
  • European
  • Mediterranean
  • Cajun
  • Kosher
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Sauces and Vinegar
  • Mayo
  • Salad Dressing
  • Toppings
  • Tea
  • Tex Mex
  • Canned Pasta
  • Potatoes and Stuffing
  • Dry Rice and Beans
  • Portable Snacks – Breakfast Bars, Protein Bars
  • Cocoa
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Cheese
  • Commodities – Jello, Marshmallow, Baking
  • Soup and Boxed Dinners
  • Condiments – Ketchup, Mustard, Olives, and Pickles
  • Batters
  • Spices
  • Gravy
  • Cold and Hot Cereal
  • Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Soup
  • Hot Beverages
  • Coffee
  • Canned Fruit and Vegetables
  • Beans and Tomatoes

Department 93: Meat and Seafood

_Accounting Department 9_3

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Turkey, Lamb, and Veal
  • Cured Pork and Ham
  • Chicken
  • Fresh Beef
  • Ground Beef
  • Pork
  • Fish
  • Shrimp/Shellfish

Department 94: Fresh Produce

_Accounting Department 9_4

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Melons
  • Cut Fruit
  • Berries
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Floral
  • Gift Specialty
  • Citrus and California Seasonal
  • Tropicals
  • Orchard
  • Roots
  • Avocado
  • Chilli Peppers
  • Salad Vegetables
  • Corn and Herbs
  • Cooking Vegetable
  • Packaged Vegetables
  • Premium Beverage and Vegetarian in Produce

Department 95: DSD Grocery and Snacks

_Accounting Department 9_5

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Boxed Juice
  • Healthy Beverage
  • WIC Juice
  • Water
  • Snack Nuts
  • Isotonic Powered Soft Drinks
  • Pepsi
  • CSD
  • Popcorn
  • Snack Meats
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Cones and Toppings
  • Pudding Cups
  • Salty Snacks
  • Nuts
  • Cookies and Crackers
  • Flavored Water
  • Mixers
  • CSD Singles
  • CSD Soda
  • Juice and Function Beverages
  • Packaged Goods
  • Beverages
  • Flavored Water
  • New Age Water
  • Non-Alcoholic Mixers

Department 96: Liquor/Adult Beverage

_Accounting Department 9_6

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Craft Beer
  • Beer
  • Spirits
  • Wine
  • Adult Beverage
  • Mixers

Department 97: Wall Deli

_Accounting Department 9_7

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Lunch Meat
  • Breakfast Meats
  • Deli Wall
  • Grilling Hot Dogs and Sausages

Department 98: Bakery

_Accounting Department 9_8

In Full Category: Food

Categories:

  • Fresh Bread
  • Cakes
  • Celebrations
  • NHM Bakery
  • Product
  • Sweet Goods
  • Donuts
  • Pies
  • Breakfast and Sweet Goods

Department 99: Office and Store Supplies

_Accounting Department 9_9

In Full Category: General Merchandise


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