Sam Walton: Founder of the Walmart Empire

Sam Walton: Founder of the Walmart Empire

by Katherine Krieg

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Overview

This biography examines the remarkable life of Sam Walton using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking black-and-white images and rich color photographs, readers will learn about Walton’s family background, childhood, education, and entrepreneuri

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624011672
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Series: Essential Lives Series: Set 8
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 990L (what's this?)
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A New Opportunity 6

Chapter 2 Southern Upbringing 14

Chapter 3 J. C. Penney and World War II 26

Chapter 4 A Second Try 34

Chapter 5 Walmart Expands 44

Chapter 6 Growth Strategy 56

Chapter 7 New Enterprises, New Challenges 66

Chapter 8 Later Years 76

Chapter 9 Leaving a Legacy 84

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

About the Consultant 112

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