- He admits it with a pride that he invented very few of the ideas that made the store such a success, instead borrowing the best ideas from every store he visited (and he visited a lot).
- In it you also learn what the Wal-Mart Way was about. It's about hard work, passion for the job and thoughtful spending.
- He refused to stop ever thinking of the customer. His obsession with keeping the customer happy is the secret.
- Sam Walton was one of the first to give employees ownership in their company by giving them stock options and stock. He could not afford to pay them a large wage, and came up with a creative way to finance their salaries. Many of them realized the value, worked hard, and profited greatly many years later.
- ... and many more.
Further information about the book:
Sam Walton: Made In America