Sam Walton

The Bargain Millionaire

Biography on CNBC - Sam Walton
In 1950 Sam Walton introduced a new concept that quickly met America's shopping needs and changed the retail landscape as we know it. The idea? Self service.

Sam Walton was America's bargain basement billionaire. His secret to success was deceptively simple…sell things cheaper, much cheaper. More than a decade after his death, his legacy lives on — Walmart, his discount empire, is still the world's largest retailer.

What was Sam Walton's first job in retail, paying him $75 month?

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