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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 Club.Wal-Mart Stores Inc. grew to be the world's largest corporation by revenue as well as the biggest private employer in the world.
Samuel Moore Walton (Kingfisher, Oklahoma; 29 de marzo de 1918-Little Rock, Arkansas; 5 de abril de 1992) fue un empresario y militar estadounidense, conocido por haber fundado la mayor cadena de tiendas minoristas del mundo Walmart
Since its founding at the University of Arkansas in 1926, the Sam M. Walton College of Business has grown to become the state's premier college of business – as well as a nationally competitive business school.
Our founder Sam Walton was the most notable business leader of his time—but no matter how much success he achieved, he never forgot where it all started. Once a humble entrepreneur with a successful five-and-dime, Mr. Sam knew firsthand the challenges of running a small business.
To celebrate Walmart’s past while honoring the brand's electric future, Leno revealed an F-150 Lightning pickup featuring the same paint and color scheme as Walmart founder Sam Walton’s first ...
But I was struck by founder Sam Walton’s 10 rules of business, posted on the museum wall, which still seem to strike all the right chords. They are, in short form: Commit to your business.
The Walton Family Foundation continues a philanthropic vision begun by Walmart founders Sam and Helen Walton. The foundation is dedicated to making a positive difference in K-12 education, freshwater and marine conservation, and quality of life initiatives in our home region.
When Sam Walton died in 1992, he left his ownership in Wal-Mart to Helen and their four children. In 2002, as Helen Watson was the president of the Walton Family Foundation, a $300 million donation was made to the University of Arkansas, the biggest donation ever made to a public university in the United States.
Sam Walton. Sam Walton opened his first store with almost nothing to his name. He purchased a Ben Franklin franchise in Newport, Arkansas, using a $25,000 loan from his father-in-law. Walton ran the business with his younger brother and successfully grew the franchise to own 15 different stores.
The Walton Family Foundation is, at its core, a family-led foundation. Three generations of the descendants of our founders, Sam and Helen Walton, and their spouses, work together to lead the foundation and create access to opportunity for people and communities.