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Company Histories and Competitiveness: Walmart and Its Competitors

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Wallmart and Its Competitors

The first Walmart opened in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas. It was founded by Sam Walson on the principles of great value and great customer service. Since then, it has changed the face of retail evolving into one of the largest and most successful companies in the world. The resources below, related to Walmart's history, are available in a variety of formats. The links below will connect you to print books and eBooks from the library collection and journal articles from the library databases.  Relevant streaming videos from both the library databases and the Internet are also listed, as well as useful websites. Click on one of the links below to access these resources. You may be prompted for your BU login if you are off campus.

General Collection Books
These print books may be checked out from the library.

These electronic books can be accessed directly from this LibGuide by clicking on the title. 

Journal Articles
Scholarly articles from the Bellevue University Library databases. Click on the title to link to the full text.

Streaming Videos
Videos from library databases, as well as those freely available on the web, are included. 

Useful websites related to company histories are listed.

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