Amazing Map Charts Growth of Walmart and Sam’s Club since 1962

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A picture is worth a thousand words. Here is a map that shows more than 4,000 Walmart and Sam’s Club stores spreading across the United States since 1962.

Walmart started slow in 1962 and then spread like wildfire in the southeast, starting in 1970, and then made its way towards the west coast. Sam’s Club starts to sprout up in the 1980s with bursts up to present.

Click here and see the amazing Flowing Data map

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