Sam Walton

Possibly the best retailer ever. Was the CEO of Walmart.

Facts about Sam

Born March 29th 1918 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma

Died April 5th, 1992 in Little Rock Arkansas

Grew up during depression

Joined J.C Penny for 75 dollars per month

Purchased a Ben Franklin Variety Store for 25,000 dollars

Reasons for Success

Changed retail store business forever. Built a reliable store, that is still in business today. One of the most wealthy entrepreneur's in history and will always be remembered as one of the best. He believed everyone was equal and he treated everyone the same way. Very hard worker and wanted to making living cheaper for people shopping in his stores

Background and Turning Point

Bought series of "Ben Franklin Stores". Sold cheap products, aimed too make living easier and cheaper. He started at JC Penny as a trainer worker for 75 dollars per month. Changed name of his store to Wal-Mart. Store started getting popular and began spreading across the Unitted States.