Sam Walton

MaryScott McVay

The Buisiness Starter of Wal-Mart and Sam's Club was Sam Walton

Wal-Mart was founded in 1962. Sam's club was founded in 1983. Sam was born in 1918, but died in 1992. He was 72 when he passed away. Sam graduated from both high school and college. Sam's Club's revenue was $476.29 billion, as of 2014. Wal-Mart's revenue was $485.652 billion, as of 2014.

How his stores got their names.

Wal-Mart was named after his last name, which is Walton. Since it is a grocery mart, he took out "ton", and put "Mart". Sam's Club got its name from his first name, which is Sam. You have to be a member to shop their, just like at a club!

Famous words and quotes of Sam's success!

In order to be a entrepreneur like Sam, you have to have commitment to your idea. You have to appreciate the people who help you. Having self-esteem will higher your possibilities of becoming a successful entrepreneur. You have to have a lot of passion, so when you are competing, you will do better!

A famous quote of Sam's is, "Celebrate your success and find humor un your failures. Don't tale yourself so seriously. Loosen up and everyone around you will loosen up. Have fun and always show enthusiasm. When all else fails, put on a costume and sing a silly song."

More Fun Facts About Sam And His Stores

2.1 million employees at Wal-Mart.

About 250 per store at Sam's.