Walmart Expansion Across the U.S.

Filed in GIS Learning by on April 7, 2008
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Starting with the first location in Rogers, Arkansas in 1962, this video maps out the growth of Walmart across the United States. The video shows the progression of Walmart’s expansion that starts out slowly in the late 1960s and rapidly speeds up starting in the 1970s and 1980s. Today, Walmart has over 3,800 stores in the United States.

Walmart Expansion

Per the site, the map was created using Freebase with detail about the methodology described in the post.

Seen via About Geography

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