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12 Things You Might Not Know About the Walmart Museum

By Alan Dranow, Sr. Director, Walmart Heritage Group

1. Teeth marks from Ol’ Roy, Sam Walton’s dog, can be seen on the steering wheel of Sam’s pickup on display in the museum.2. The galleries of the museum were designed by Ralph Appelbaum Associates,… Read More

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6 Ways Walmart Made its Mark in Retail History

By Alan Dranow, Sr. Director, Walmart Heritage Group

Today, 95 Walmart associates in Greenbrier, Arkansas, marked an incredible milestone: the grand opening of our 5,000th U.S. location, a Neighborhood Market. Since our first store opening in 1962,… Read More

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A Special Bond Between Walmart and Associates

By Alan Dranow, Sr. Director, Walmart Heritage Group

I met Dina and Joanne under the awning of Walton’s 5&10 last week.   Together, Dina and her daughter Joanne had driven to Bentonville, Arkansas, “on their own dime” to experience the wonder… Read More

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A Message from Our Chairman - Nearly 30 Years Ago

By Anna Taylor, Director, Walmart Digital Communications

Our board chairman Rob Walton started the 2014 Shareholders Meeting by sharing some words written by his father and our chairman, Sam Walton. Rob reminded associates and shareholders that our… Read More

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Shareholders T-Shirts Are a Big Deal, Eh?

By Anna Taylor, Director, Walmart Digital Communications

Sometimes they're funny, sometimes they sparkle, but no matter what, they always embody the culture of the market and brand. I loved Asda associates in their hot pink, and Brazil showcased their… Read More

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