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.
Sam Walton, in full Samuel Moore Walton, (born March 29, 1918, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, U.S.—died April 5, 1992, Little Rock, Arkansas), American retail magnate who founded Walmart in 1962 and developed it, by 1990, into the largest retail sales chain in the United States. Walton graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in economics (1940) and entered a J.C. Penney Company ...
Infanzia e gioventù. Sam nacque da Thomas Gibson Walton e Nancy Lee Walton, il padre era un agricoltore che però faceva notevole fatica a sfamare la sua famiglia, al punto che nel 1923 decise di andare via dall'Oklahoma ed emigrare in Florida e dopo vari traslochi decise di stabilirsi con la sua famiglia nel Missouri per lavorare con suo fratello Mortage come agente immobiliare per la ...
Walton se unió a JC Penney como gestor de prácticas en Des Moines, Iowa, tres días después de graduarse de la universidad. Este puesto le remuneraba $75 al mes. Renunció en 1942 ante la posibilidad de ser alistado en el ejército para servir en la Segunda Guerra Mundial .
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.
The Sam M. Walton College of Business is a nationally competitive business school that connects people with organizations and scholarship with practice by combining excellent student learning experiences with quality research serving Arkansas and the world.
Since Sam Walton opened his first discount store in Rogers, Ark., in 1962, we've built hundreds across the U.S. Smaller than a Supercenter, discount stores employ about 200 associates and offer electronics, apparel, toys, home furnishings, health and beauty aids, hardware and more in about 106,000 square feet of open, brightly lit space.
Sam Walton purchased an F-150 that looks like this one in 1979 to use for work and hunting. (JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images) The makeover is purely cosmetic, however, and limited to the two ...
Samuel Moore Walton (ur. 29 marca 1918 w Kingfisher , zm. 5 kwietnia 1992 w Little Rock ) – założyciel dwóch amerykańskich sieci sprzedaży detalicznej, Walmart i Sam’s Club .
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.