Quick Answer: When Was The First Walmart Built?

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Walmart

Retail company

When was the 1st Walmart built?

July 2, 1962

Where was the first Walmart built?

Rogers, Arkansas, United States

What was Walmart first called?

Inspired by the successes of other discount department store chains, Walton opened the second store in Harrison, Arkansas, that year. Responsible for the purchase and maintenance of signage, Walton’s assistant, Bob Bogle, came up with the name “Wal-Mart” for the new chain.

How long has Walmart been around?

57 years (July 2, 1962)

Does China own Walmart?

China does not own Walmart, it’s an American multinational retail corporation.

Who owns Walmart now?

Sam Walton’s