Sam’s West, Inc is an American chain consisting of Membership-only retail warehouse clubs. It is owned and operated by Walmart Inc. Sam’s was founded in 1983, and it was given name after the founder of Walmart, namely Sam Walton. On January 31, 2019, Sam’s was ranked second in sales volume. It was 37 years since Sam’s has been founded and working. The headquarters of Sam’s West is located in Bentonville, Arkansas, US. The areas which are served by Sam’s are United States, China, Mexico, and Brazil. The products which are supplied by Sam’s include Electronics, Home, Grocery, Garden supplies, Office, Beauty, Health, Accessories, Toys, and more. Basically, almost every single thing can be found at Sam’s West. The major competitors of this Subsidiary type warehouse club are Costco Wholesale along with BJ’S Wholesale Club.
History of Sam’s West
The first Sam’s club was opened on April 7, 1983, by Sam Walton in Midwest City, Oklahoma. This happened after 21 years he founded Walmart.
In the year 2003, Sam’s entered the Canadian market after it added more countries before. The largest Sam’s club is situated in Pineville, North Carolina. Sam’s Club launched a slogan ‘Enjoy the possibilities’ in 2007 and stopped using it in 2008. Further, they launched their new slogan, ‘Savings made Simple.’ In the year 2014, Sam’s sales volume was $56,828 billion. The Sam’s has grown drastically over a few years. It has been a constant support to so many consumers demanding different kinds of products. On February 24, 2014, there was an announcement that Walmart will cut 2,300 jobs at the locations where Sam’s club was underperforming.
Many Walmart and Sam’s pharmacies are offering COVID-18 Vaccines in the state of Florida. They have begun maintaining waitlists. People who meet the requirements of getting vaccinated can make appointments and schedule their slots. If anyone misses an appointment, they can schedule their appointment later and get a new slot. This is a great initiative taken by Walmart and Sam’s Clubs in Florida. In the waiting lists of people, there are more than 100 people already.