The Explosive Growth of Wal-Mart.

Started by Sam Walton in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas, Walmart now has over 8,500 stores in 15 countries. In the animation above, one can see how the store opened in 1962 has exploded to 3,898 Walmarts as of May 2012.

Found at All that is Interesting.

Watching this map makes me think of some horror scenario that you might find in “Contagion” or some other disease-disaster movie. I wonder if the CDC could come up with a vaccine…

The Old Wolf has spoken.

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