Sam's Show: The Spectacle of Wal-Mart's 1988 Shareholders' Meeting | Arkansas Business News | ArkansasBusiness.com

Sam's Show: The Spectacle of Wal-Mart's 1988 Shareholders' Meeting

Standing here in northwest Arkansas amid the appreciative gathering with sky blue “What's Important Is You” banners hanging from the rafters and scoreboard, the messes is clear: God, America, Wal-Mart. Welcome to the pageantry and spectacle of Sam Walton's capitalism rally — the 1988 Wal-Mart Shareholders' Meeting — touted as the largest shareholders' meeting in America, if not the world.

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