After Sam: Did Wal-Mart Lose Its Way After Walton Died? by Mark Friedman Posted 7/2/2012 12:00 am Updated 4 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 stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.