Strategic Partnerships at Walmart

Mathew Knowles

I remember my first visit to Bentonville, Arkansas. If you’ve been there, you know that Bentonville offers no frills. Simple airport, simple lodging, and simple but honest people who are there for each other. That doesn’t surprise me as it confirmed the vision of Sam Walton: “If we work together, we’ll lower the cost of living for everyone … we’ll give the world an opportunity to see what it’s like to save and have a better life” (“Mission of Walmart,” n.d.).

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