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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, Sam Walton purchased a store from Luther E. Harrison in ...

Our History - Walmart

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Walmart's history is more than just the stores we've built, the partnerships we've made and the customers we've served. So much of our history is in the details.

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

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Nov 16, 2004 ... Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton is born in Kingfisher, Okla. just before .... At the end of the year, Wal-Mart becomes the first retailer in history 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.

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

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History of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ... U.S. operations include 1,478 Wal-Mart discount stores (located in all 50 states); 1,471 Wal-Mart Supercenters, which are  ...

CorpWatch : A Brief History of Wal-Mart

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Apr 1, 2006 ... This insight would form a cornerstone of Walton's business strategy when he launched Wal-Mart in 1962. The quest for low prices came ...

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.

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

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Jun 29, 2016 ... Founded in 1962 by Sam Walton, Wal-Mart, the world's most profitable retail outlet, is also the largest employer in the United States, with more ...

45 Years of Wal-Mart History: A Technology Time Line | CIO

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Oct 17, 2007 ... For nearly half a century Wal-Mart has led the information technology charge to cope with growth and fuel its global expansion.

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Sam Walton founded Walmart in 1962, after having success with his store Walton's 5 & 10.
By 1967, the company grew to 24 stores across the state of Arkansas, and had reached $12.6 million in sales.
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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.

Timeline: An Overview of Wal-Mart | PBS NewsHour

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Aug 20, 2004 ... The following is a brief history of Sam Walton's Wal-Mart. 1962 – The first Wal- Mart store opens in Rogers, Ark. 1968 – Wal-Mart expands ...

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

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Mar 13, 2009 ... Sam Walton opened the first Wal-Mart in 1945 with a loan of $20000 - it now ... High Hitler: how Nazi drug abuse steered the course of history ...