Sharp Strategy, Funny Details
Ready for a short but fascinating look at how Walmart got started…and why? You’ll learn the origins of its iconic name, jotted down on a file card. You’ll hear about Sam’s groundbreaking strategy of opening “larger-type stores in smaller-type towns”. And you’ll definitely chuckle at the lighthearted anecdote of Sam’s early parking lot promotion featuring watermelons, kids’ donkey rides, and an extremely hot day. But throughout, you’ll see why Sam’s vision of saving people money has endured for 50 years, and counting.