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WalMart is a global fortune 500 organization. It was founded in 1962, by Sam Walton in his hometown of Bentonville Arkansas. Arkansas is still where the headquarters of Walmart resides, right next to Sam Walton’s first store “Waltons.” Walmart became incorporated in October of 1969, and was publically traded for the first time in 1972, at The New York Stock Exchange. 1 Walmart has over 8,500 stores in 15 different countries, own and runs Sam’s Club retail warehouses, and is the largest grocery retailer in the United States, generating over 50% of their annual Billion-dollar revenue. When deciding where to go grocery shopping/everyday shopping, I always choose Walmart. One of the determining factors of choosing Walmart, are their everyday low prices and their variety of products. I enjoy being able to buy all the items I need at one time, so Walmart’s one stop shopping really makes them a lead competitor in my mind. When shopping at Walmart, I am not interested in status symbol
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course ENG 317 taught by Professor Alexlee during the Spring '12 term at University of Maine Orono .

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