Sam walton was born in kingfisher, oklahoma on march 29, 1918 his father, tom, was a farmer, but went to work in the farm mortgage business when the great depression hit while sam was still young, the family moved to missouri. Sam walton was an american businessman best known for founding the retail chain wal-mart, which grew to be the world's largest corporation sam walton was born on march 29, 1918, in kingfisher. Samuel moore walton (march 29, 1918 - april 5, 1992) was an american businessman and entrepreneur best known for founding the retailers walmart and sam's clubwal-mart stores inc grew to be the world's largest corporation by revenue as well as the biggest private employer in the world.
Together, sam and bud walton borrowed money to build a new store in rogers, arkansas, which they named wal-mart the store opened in 1962 like walton's five and dime, wal-mart was a self-service discount store that sold clothes, makeup, housewares, appliances, jewelry, and home furnishings. Sam walton was an american businessman who founded the wal-mart stores inc this biography of sam walton provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.
Sam walton (1918-1992) experienced failures and setbacks and, like all successful people, the iconic founder of walmart and sam's club prided himself on learning from those experiences. A man of modest beginnings, sam walton built the wal-mart empire into the number one retailer in the world on a simple, but groundbreaking rule, cut all excess costs and sell low. Sam walton was the founder of sam's club and wal-mart, one of the world's largest general retail chain stores by 2001, wal-mart had over 4500 stores worldwide by 2001, wal-mart had over 4500 stores worldwide.
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Sam walton founder of wal-mart stores inc founded: 1962 there is only one boss-the customerand he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money. Samuel moore walton was founder and chairman of walmart inc, the world's largest retailerat one time, he was the richest man in the united states sam walton was born on march 29, 1918, in kingfisher, oklahoma, the first of two children to thomas gibson walton, a banker, farmer, farm loan appraiser, and real estate and insurance agent, and nancy lee lawrence walton. Sam walton believed running a successful business boils down to 10 simple rules and they helped walmart become the global leader it is today we continue to apply them to every part of our business. The american prospect reviewed a couple of books about wal-mart, and included this charming anecdote about wal-mart founder sam walton around the time that the young sam walton opened his first.
This multi-room gallery showcases sam walton's life and leadership in making walmart into a company that helps customers save money and live better visitors can look, touch and explore through a series of family-friendly, interactive displays. By ta frank first published in the april, 2006 issue of washington monthly in the late 1940s, when sam walton was franchising a ben franklin's variety store in newport, ark, he had a simple but momentous idea. In 1983, walton founded sam's wholesale club, a chain of deep-discount wholesale warehouse outlets, and in 1988 he began opening supercenters, which added full grocery fare to the regular merchandise offerings and dwarfed even the barnlike wal-mart stores in size.