Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart

A History of Sam Walton's Retail Phenomenon, 1962-1992

Book - 1994
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Vance (Hinds Community College) and Scott (history, Mississippi State U.) chronicle the history of the Wal-Mart chain and the career of the stores' creator, Sam Walton, tracing Walton's evolving entrepreneurial style and achievements from his variety store in rural Arkansas in 1945 to 1,720 Wal-Mart units operating in 39 states with a net sales of $43.9 billion in 1992. The authors emphasize the factors that led to Wal-Mart's 1990-91 victory over its rivals, K-mart and Sears. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: New York : Twayen, 1994
ISBN: 9780805798326
0805798323
Characteristics: xv, 220 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm

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