After Sam: Did Wal-Mart Lose Its Way After Walton Died?

by Mark Friedman  on Monday, Jul. 2, 2012 12:00 am  

Time Magazine featured a posthumous tribute to Sam Walton, calling the Wal-Mart founder "America's favorite shopkeeper".

Some put the blame of stagnant domestic same-store sales on Wal-Mart's management team, saying it has drifted away from Walton's essential philosophy of offering the lowest price.

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