Posts Tagged ‘Wal-Mart’

10 Rules From Sam Walton for Building a Successful Business

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Sam Walton grew up poor during the Great Depression, yet rose to start the biggest retail store Wal-Mart. When Walton died in 1992, the family’s net worth approached $25 billion. Today, Wal-Mart is the world’s #1 retailer, with more than Wal-Mart Stores has more than 5,700 stores, including some 1,350 discount stores [...]

“Brands That Rock” by Roger Blackwell and Tina Stephan 2004

Monday, September 15th, 2008

This is a book after my own heart – marketing lessons inspired by the Rolling Stones, AC/DC, KISS and Madonna. And yet it’s not trivial to compare how great artists inspire loyalty, emotional connections, identity, community, and repeat purchases. And the very best ones understand the business concepts of delivering [...]