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Sam Walton


For Sam Walton, the status quo represented an opportunity to be different and to make a difference. He was a rule breaker, replacing the standard retail policies with greater efficiency and rewarding the customer with the savings. The ripples of his vision, beginning with a single discount store in Arkansas, now provide employment to more than 2 million people worldwide.

This mini-lesson is part of the Economics Arkansas iNSPIRE! series and can be used to start a class on a number of related topics including management styles, quality, or distribution. The included activities will help your students apply management and logistical strategies as they relate to their own entrepreneurial goals.


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