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� � � � But we will not deal in assertions merely. We have stated the thing to be proved; let us show the facts which prove it. � 99XXXX开心情色站_色五月_激情五月_开心五月天-开心色播网 Of course, Wal-Mart wouldn't be what it is today without a host of fine competitors, most especiallyHarry Cunningham of Kmart, who really designed and built the first discount store as we know it today,and who, in my opinion, should be remembered as one of the leading retailers of all time. "We believe that we have to talk about and examine this company in minute detail. I don't know anyother large retail companyKmart, Sears, Penney'sthat discusses their sales at the end of the week inany smaller breakdown than by region. We talk about individual stores." Which means that if we'retalking about the store in Dothan, Alabama, or Harrisburg, Illinois, everybody here is expected to knowsomething about that storehow to measure its performance, whether a 20 percent increase is good orbad, what the payroll is running, who the competitors are, and how we're doing. We keep the company'sorientation small by zeroing in on the smallest operating unit we have. No other company does that."Focusing on a single store can accomplish a number of things. First, of course, it enables us to actuallyimprove that store. But if in the process we also happen to learn a particular way in which that PanamaCity Beach Wal-Mart is outsmarting the competition on, say, beach towels, then we can quickly get thatinformation out to all our other beach stores around the country and see if their approach workseverywhere. Which brings us to the next principle. � Here's a chart that shows the course over the years of that 100 shares: Chapter 2 Starting on a Dime