Resources on Sam Walton

Sam Walton became an American icon with the founding of Walmart. By bringing low prices and broad selection to small-town USA and eventually the world, Sam Walton and his chain of Walmart stores forever changed the retail landscape. Read, in everything from his own words to profiles in leading business publications, how the man who was affectionately known as “Mr. Sam” turned Walmart into the No. 1 employer in the U.S. and became, at one point, the richest man in the country.