Tagged: donald g. soderquist

Kudos: John Brown Renames Business College in Honor of Don Soderquist

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

• John Brown University at Siloam Springs recently announced that its college of business has been renamed in honor of retired Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executive Don Soderquist. The university also announced a $2 million endowment for the Donald G. Soderquist College of Business, which includes a $1 million gift from the Soderquist Family Foundation and a $1 million matching gift by an anonymous donor.

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History Of the World’s Largest Retailer

by Eric Francis 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The lessons Sam Walton learned during those early, successful years of Wal-Mart allowed him to build the most successful retail chain in history. And just like the times that he took his planes up to search for potential Wal-Mart sites, it was Mr. Sam himself who was behind the stick, deciding which direction to go.