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History of Walmart

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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

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This belief that true leadership depends on willing service was the principle on which Walmart was built, and drove the decisions the company has made for the  ...

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

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

Timeline: An Overview of Wal-Mart | PBS NewsHour

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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 Stores, Inc. - The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture

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Jun 29, 2016 ... Though it would be another seventeen years before he established the first Wal- Mart outlet, the company's eventual business practices were ...

CorpWatch : A Brief History of Wal-Mart

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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.

Explore - The Walmart Museum

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Focus in on Walmart's business side. See Sam's office, study the history of the company's growth, and how the basic beliefs guided it from the early days to today ...

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

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Mar 14, 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 ...

The Incredible Story Of Walmart's Expansion From Five & Dime To ...

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Jul 20, 2011 ... Walmart employs over 2.1 million people. There are 8,500 stores around the world. More than 200 million customers visit the store every week.

Here's How Walmart Became The #1 Grocery Store In The Country ...

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Feb 11, 2011 ... But equally amazing is the story of how Wal-Mart took over supermarket sales in the past 24 years, dethroning established companies like ...

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A Brief History of Walmart - Reclaim Democracy!

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

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

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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 ...

Wal-Mart | American company | Britannica.com

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Its headquarters are in Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart was founded by Sam Walton in ... The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.