After Sam: Did Wal-Mart Lose Its Way After Walton Died? by Mark Friedman Posted 7/2/2012 12:00 am Updated 6 years ago 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. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.