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    Sam Walton

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    Wal-Mart, the world’s top retail store wasn’t always so big. Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart saw the opportunity to open a business and later became America’s richest man. Competing against the biggest business to date Walton success is still apparent in today’s economy with stores all over the world. I believe Sam Walton is the world’s greatest entrepreneur because of his success. At an early age of 40 Walton had already owned 15 variety stores. As discount stores started opening around towns

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    Sam Walton

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    Sam Walton: Entrepreneurial Genius and Creator of Wal-Mart Dedication, risk-taking, empire-building, and world shaking; words that describe a man that changed this world. This man is not any ordinary man, but a man of vision and hope; a man that started from nothing, and if alive today would be worth more then Bill Gates. Sam Walton, creator and founder of Wal-Mart Incorporations, shaped this world. From his birth on March 29, 1918 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma to his death in April 6, 1992 at Little

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    Sam Walton

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    There were several characteristics of Sam Walton that enabled him to be successful in his life and business dealings. Sam Walton could do anything he put his mind to. This can be witnessed in his ability to transform a small town store into a 25 billion-dollar industry at the time of his death. Walton did not want to be poor, and this helped to push him when the going got tough because he knew what the possible outcome would be. For example, when Walton first started producing more Wal-marts, he

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    Sam Walton

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    Sam Walton a small-town merchant who had operated a variety of stores in Arkansas and Missouri, Walton was convinced that consumers would flock to a discount store with a wide array of merchandise and friendly service. When Sam Walton opened his first Wal-Mart Store in 1962, it marked the beginning of an American success story that no one could have predicted. Wal-Mart is a place where prices are low and value and customer service are high every day. Because Wal-Mart carefully controls expenses to

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    creative ideas in which create a secure foundation for the creative process. Several of these ideas circle around finding a solution to a problem, or changing the way people think about upcoming issues. There are two particular famous thinkers: Sam Walton and Bill Gates., both of these men were able to use the creative process to alter the way people observed the issues of the day. They each made precise contributions to society during difficult times. Bill Gates (William Henry Gates III) William

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    Sam Walton

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    Sam Walton, the retailing maverick and founder of the now largest company in the world, started his career with a small investment, a small loan from his family and a lot of determination. Walton had a dream to grow his small discount store, Wal-Mart, at a relentless pace that would increase his sales high enough that he could drive all costs out of merchandising. Walton believed that finding costs wherever they lay - in the stores, in the manufacturers’ profit margins and with the middleman –

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    Carnegie Vs. Walton In this essay I was asked to compare Wal-Mart's Sam Walton to a 19th century business tycoon. I chose to do Andrew Carnegie who was the leader of the steel industry in the late 1800's. Both these men had different views on competition, government involvement, interaction with labor and charity. Andrew Carnegie helped build the American steel industry. He was born in 1835 in Dunfermline, Scotland, to Margaret and Will Carnegie. The Carnegies are one of the many working-class

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    Wal-Mart and Sam Walton

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    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Sam Walton, exemplified each of these characteristics on a daily basis. He was the first to open a discount store chain, and successfully sustain the difficulties that a low cost business strategy can bring forward. Walton put his faith in his employees and was sure to let them know that he was on their team, always being available when crisis arose. Although there has been some upheaval about the company’s business practices in recent years, Sam Walton was an iconic figure in

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    Sam Walton and Wal-Mart

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    Sam Walton and Wal-Mart Sam Walton was born on March 29, 1918 to Thomas Gibson and Nancy Lee Walton near Kingfisher, Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, they owned and lived on a farm until 1923. The Walton's then decided that the farm was not profitable enough to raise a family on. So, Sam and Jame's (Sam's younger brother born in 1921) dad decided he would go back to being a Farm Loan Appraiser. Once this job started the Walton family moved out of Oklahoma and moved from town to town in Missouri. This

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    Sam Walton was known to be industrious, always trying to get the most out of money, and had a burning ambition to succeed. This was evident in his book Sam Walton, Made in America, My Story. He was a hard working individual who helped his family through the depression, started his own business from almost nothing and changed the field of management for ever. Sam Walton was born in 1918 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma during the Great Depression. Sam obtained his work ethic from his father Thomas Gibson

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