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San Antonio Express-News
Alice Walton of famed Walmart family selling $19.75 million Texas horse ranchtime for me to pull back and focus on other things that really matter to me."
Alice Walton of famed Walmart family selling $19.75 million Texas horse ranch
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
time for me to pull back and focus on other things that really matter to me." The 65-year-old daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton was 11th on this year's Forbes list of the 500 richest people in the world, with a net worth of more than $39... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Walmart heiress Alice Walton lowers ranch price by $3.25 milliontraining facilities in the state, according to a September 2015 mySA article.
Walmart heiress Alice Walton lowers ranch price by $3.25 million
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
training facilities in the state, according to a September 2015 mySA article. The 65-year-old, who is the daughter of Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart, originally put the ranch up for sale to give her more time to attend to other things in her... Read more
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Variety
Bernie Sanders Continues Attack on Disney Over Worker PayMouse and Donald Duck back to America,” Sanders said. Sanders also has critici
Bernie Sanders Continues Attack on Disney Over Worker Pay
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
Mouse and Donald Duck back to America,” Sanders said. Sanders also has criticized Wal-Mart and the family of founder Sam Walton for low wages at the retailer. “Let’s tell corporate America that they cannot continue to throw American workers... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Hard sell: Retailers rough patch may be new realitywere gone shortly thereafter." "I now see a guy by the name of [Amazon founder
Hard sell: Retailers rough patch may be new reality
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 days ago
were gone shortly thereafter." "I now see a guy by the name of [Amazon founder] Jeff Bezos," Davidowitz said. "He’s not Sam Walton, but it’s another story like that. He’s the lawnmower and he’s going to mow them down." "We have too much retail... Read more
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Boston Globe
Walmarts get thousands of police calls. You paid the bill.approach to handling problems is more “tough love” than “let’s talk it out.” Th
Walmarts get thousands of police calls. You paid the bill.
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
approach to handling problems is more “tough love” than “let’s talk it out.” The style descends from founder Sam Walton, a scrappy, no-nonsense businessman who famously wrote in his autobiography that theft is “one of the biggest... Read more
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The Advocate
They were very attacheddating back to the days of Baton Rouge’s Downtown Airport. One of Joe’s more r
They were very attached
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
dating back to the days of Baton Rouge’s Downtown Airport. One of Joe’s more recent tales was about getting a call from Sam Walton when Joe was selling airplanes in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Sam, calling from Arkansas, was looking to buy a plane so he... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Here's How To Trick Your Brain Into Making Smarter Mistakesreappraise. You could remind yourself that Frank Sinatra would carefully mess u
Here's How To Trick Your Brain Into Making Smarter Mistakes
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
reappraise. You could remind yourself that Frank Sinatra would carefully mess up his shirt collar before stepping on stage. Sam Walton (the founder of Walmart) would purposefully drop his notes on his way to the lectern. You're in good company;... Read more
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FOX Business
Mart Is Finally Fixing This Major Mistakecustomer experience and deter thieves from walking away with its merchandise.
Mart Is Finally Fixing This Major Mistake
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
customer experience and deter thieves from walking away with its merchandise. A lesson learned In 1980, Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and executive Tom Coughlin visited a Wal-Mart store in Crowley, La. The store had been experiencing issues with... Read more
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FOX Business
Mart Is Finally Fixing This Major Mistakecustomer experience and deter thieves from walking away with its merchandise.
Mart Is Finally Fixing This Major Mistake
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
customer experience and deter thieves from walking away with its merchandise. A lesson learned In 1980, Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and executive Tom Coughlin visited a Wal-Mart store in Crowley, La. The store had been experiencing issues with... Read more
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The News-Times
Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its StoresThe retailer sacrificed a core tradition, as well as a substantial sum of money
Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its Stores
The News-Times / Posted 21 days ago
The retailer sacrificed a core tradition, as well as a substantial sum of money due to increased shoplifting. Related: Sam Walton: Bargain Basement Billionaire Last June, Wal-Mart began re-experimenting with greeters to minimize the problem of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its StoresThe retailer sacrificed a core tradition, as well as a substantial sum of money
Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its Stores
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
The retailer sacrificed a core tradition, as well as a substantial sum of money due to increased shoplifting. Related: Sam Walton: Bargain Basement Billionaire Last June, Wal-Mart began re-experimenting with greeters to minimize the problem of... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 22 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 24 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
This iconic Walmart feature is coming back to storesthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
This iconic Walmart feature is coming back to stores
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Wal-Mart welcoming greeters back to the front of the storeis lost. The greeters first appeared in Wal-Mart stores in 1983, according to
Wal-Mart welcoming greeters back to the front of the store
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
is lost. The greeters first appeared in Wal-Mart stores in 1983, according to a company website. Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton is said to have spread the concept, designed to make customers feel welcome in stores while deterring theft, after... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorworkers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas.vsf Greete
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 25 days ago
workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas.vsf Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working at improving sales and service... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorworkers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas.vsf Greete
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 25 days ago
workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas.vsf Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working at improving sales and service... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorworkers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas.vsf Greete
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 25 days ago
workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas.vsf Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working at improving sales and service... Read more
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The Mercury News
Greeters return to Wal-Martthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Greeters return to Wal-Mart
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at store doorremove the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas.
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at store door
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
remove the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Wal-Mart brings greeters back to most of its storesthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Wal-Mart brings greeters back to most of its stores
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder, Sam Walton, started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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TribLIVE
Wal-Mart reinstates door greeters in most storesworkers at the front of the store and relocate them to other areas. Greeters w
Wal-Mart reinstates door greeters in most stores
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
workers at the front of the store and relocate them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition started by its late founder, Sam Walton. The Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid fierce competition from... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
The Seattle Times / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Daily Briefing, May 6will position a “customer host,” who will greet customers and check receipts. A
Daily Briefing, May 6
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
will position a “customer host,” who will greet customers and check receipts. A tradition begun by company founder the late Sam Walton, the greeter jobs were slashed four years ago and the workers relocated to other areas. The man who said he is... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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The Advocate
They were very attacheddating back to the days of Baton Rouge’s Downtown Airport. One of Joe’s more r
They were very attached
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
dating back to the days of Baton Rouge’s Downtown Airport. One of Joe’s more recent tales was about getting a call from Sam Walton when Joe was selling airplanes in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Sam, calling from Arkansas, was looking to buy a plane so he... Read more
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KCEN-TV
After a Hiatus, Wal-Mart Welcomes Back its Greeterspeople at its store entrances. Wal-Mart's tradition of "people-greeters" dates
After a Hiatus, Wal-Mart Welcomes Back its Greeters
KCEN-TV / Posted 25 days ago
people at its store entrances. Wal-Mart's tradition of "people-greeters" dates back to the 1980s, when company founder Sam Walton implemented a store associate's idea that a familiar face at the entrance would give shoppers the impression of a... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Welcome back! Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Welcome back! Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
Dallas Morning News / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wal-Mart welcoming greeters back to the front of the storeis lost. The greeters first appeared in Wal-Mart stores in 1983, according to
Wal-Mart welcoming greeters back to the front of the store
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
is lost. The greeters first appeared in Wal-Mart stores in 1983, according to a company website. Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton is said to have spread the concept, designed to make customers feel welcome in stores while deterring theft, after... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working to improve sales and service amid... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mart welcoming greeters back to the front of the storeis lost. The greeters first appeared in Wal-Mart stores in 1983, according to
Mart welcoming greeters back to the front of the store
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
is lost. The greeters first appeared in Wal-Mart stores in 1983, according to a company website. Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton is said to have spread the concept, designed to make customers feel welcome in stores while deterring theft, after... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mart welcoming greeters back to the front of the storeis lost. The greeters first appeared in Wal-Mart stores in 1983, according to
Mart welcoming greeters back to the front of the store
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
is lost. The greeters first appeared in Wal-Mart stores in 1983, according to a company website. Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton is said to have spread the concept, designed to make customers feel welcome in stores while deterring theft, after... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working at improving sales and service... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mart bringing back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Mart bringing back greeters at the store door
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville-based retailer is working at improving sales and service amid fierce... Read more
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Salon.com
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working at improving sales and service... Read more
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Daily Herald
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store doorthe workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greet
Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
the workers at the front of the store and relocated them to other areas. Greeters were a tradition that its late founder Sam Walton started. The move comes as the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is working at improving sales and service... Read more
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NBC News
After a Hiatus, Wal-Mart Welcomes Back its Greeterspeople at its store entrances. Wal-Mart's tradition of "people-greeters" dates
After a Hiatus, Wal-Mart Welcomes Back its Greeters
NBC News / Posted 25 days ago
people at its store entrances. Wal-Mart's tradition of "people-greeters" dates back to the 1980s, when company founder Sam Walton implemented a store associate's idea that a familiar face at the entrance would give shoppers the impression of a... Read more
47 related stories
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San Francisco Chronicle
Wal-Mart brings back greeters to entrances in theft battleerrors, according to the National Retail Federation. The store greeter was a h
Wal-Mart brings back greeters to entrances in theft battle
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
errors, according to the National Retail Federation. The store greeter was a hallmark of Wal-Mart under founder Sam Walton, who believed having a friendly face at the door could give a neighborhood feel to the company's massive... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wal-Mart wants to welcome youerrors, according to the National Retail Federation. The store greeter was a h
Wal-Mart wants to welcome you
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
errors, according to the National Retail Federation. The store greeter was a hallmark of Wal-Mart under founder Sam Walton, who believed having a friendly face at the door could give a neighbourhood feel to the company’s massive... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Another Walton art project for Bentonvillesquare — to the plant, with wider streets and new parking for visitors to the c
Another Walton art project for Bentonville
Arkansas Times / Posted 26 days ago
square — to the plant, with wider streets and new parking for visitors to the contemporary space. By 2018 (if work goes as planned), Bentonville's spruced up downtown — where Sam Walton opened his first 5 & 10 — will have undergone even more ch... Read more
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Fortune
Walmart Brings Back Greeters to Improve Service and Fight Theftthat promises to speed up shopping but is prone to theft. The store greeter wa
Walmart Brings Back Greeters to Improve Service and Fight Theft
Fortune / Posted 26 days ago
that promises to speed up shopping but is prone to theft. The store greeter was long part of Walmart’s way of doing business, an initiative of founder Sam Walton, who felt a friendly welcome at the entrance would make big-box stores seem more hu... Read more
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Orange County Register
Wal-Mart brings back greeters to entrance after successful testerrors, according to the National Retail Federation. The store greeter was a h
Wal-Mart brings back greeters to entrance after successful test
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
errors, according to the National Retail Federation. The store greeter was a hallmark of Wal-Mart under founder Sam Walton, who believed having a friendly face at the door could give a neighborhood feel to the company’s massive... Read more
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Newsmax
Wal-Mart Brings Back Younger Greeters to Entrance After Successful Testerrors, according to the National Retail Federation. The store greeter was a h
Wal-Mart Brings Back Younger Greeters to Entrance After Successful Test
Newsmax / Posted 26 days ago
errors, according to the National Retail Federation. The store greeter was a hallmark of Wal-Mart under founder Sam Walton, who believed having a friendly face at the door could give a neighborhood feel to the company’s massive... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Could today be the best day of your life?of my life but for some reason, it remains in my memory nearly 50 years later.
Could today be the best day of your life?
Standard Democrat / Posted 28 days ago
of my life but for some reason, it remains in my memory nearly 50 years later. I've met Muhammad Ali, shaken hands with Sam Walton, talked golf with Willie Nelson and had a column or two featured on Fox News. Those were neat experiences but far... Read more
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York Daily Record
A tasty sampling of even more York, PA, restaurant memorieswas Eugene O. Livingston, with whom I lost contact over the years. The manager
A tasty sampling of even more York, PA, restaurant memories
York Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
was Eugene O. Livingston, with whom I lost contact over the years. The manager of that cafeteria was Richard Dressler. Sam Walton, CEO of Walmart, bought the cafeteria when he was still growing his empire. He brushed right by me when he was... Read more

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