You Must Save at Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart - Rogers, Arkansas U.S.A. - 1962

Wal-Mart – Rogers, Arkansas U.S.A. – 1962
Scan credit: Pleasant Family Shopping on Blogger

This ad is for the grand opening of the very first Wal-Mart. It opened on July 2, 1962. It’s amazing to think now that the opening of a Wal-Mart was once a happy occasion.

Clicking on the picture will take you to the post where I found it at one of my most favorite blogs, Pleasant Family Shopping, where the more idealistic and — appropriately — pleasant days of Wal-Mart are remembered when Sam Walton treated employees well and his stores were not a blight upon the suburban landscape doing nothing but pumping our money into the hands of Red China.

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