Tag: Walmart Inc.

by Kim Souza -

Insiders reflect on Walmart turning 60

When 44-year-old Sam Walton opened the first Walmart in July 1962, the economy was recovering from a recession. Unemployment was high, as were taxes. But that did not stop the…

by Paul Gatling -

Walmart hires 1st chief economist

Bentonville-based Walmart Inc. has added to its economic team by hiring its first chief economist. John List, a distinguished professor at the University of Chicago, fills that role for the…