A History of Sam Walton's Retail Phenomenon, 1962-1992Book - 1994
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
Characteristics: xv, 220 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: History of Sam Walton's retail phenomenon, 1962-1992