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History of Walmart - Wikipedia


This article covers the history of Walmart, the large international discount retail chain. In 1950 ... By 1977, Wal-Mart expanded into Illinois and made its first corporate acquisition, assuming own...

Our History - Walmart


So much of Walmart's history is tied to the story of Sam Walton himself, and so much ... Sam shared his vision for the company with associates in a way that was  ...

A Brief History of Walmart - Reclaim Democracy!


The unexpected history of Walmart - how a simple but momentous idea in the late 1940s resulted in the largest company on Earth.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Company Profile, Information, Business ...


History of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ... two U.S. warehouse membership club chain ( trailing Costco Wholesale Corporation); and 64 Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets,  ...

CorpWatch : A Brief History of Wal-Mart


Apr 1, 2006 ... Of course, Wal-Mart's success relied on more than just charisma and thrift. Technology, in particular, put the company ahead of its competitors.

Timeline: An Overview of Wal-Mart | PBS NewsHour


Aug 20, 2004 ... A timeline of the history of Sam Walton's Wal-Mart. ... The company also opened its first distribution center in 1970 in Bentonville, Ark.

Wal-Mart | American company | Britannica.com


Jun 1, 2009 ... American company. Written By: The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. Last Updated: 6-1-2009 See Article History. Alternative Titles: Wal-Mart ...

Wal-mart: it all began in a small store in Arkansas ... | Business | The ...


Mar 13, 2009 ... Sam Walton opened the first Wal-Mart in 1945 with a loan of $20000 - it ... She founded her own investment company, Llama, and lobbied to ...

Transforming - The Rise Of Wal-Mart | Is Wal-Mart Good For America ...


Nov 16, 2004 ... Wal-Mart becomes a publicly-traded company ... At the end of the year, Wal-Mart becomes the first retailer in history to report after-tax profits of ...

Explore - The Walmart Museum


Explore The Walmart Museum today. Scroll through the timeline and see the Walmart story from the very beginning.