Meet Sam’s Club’s New President & CEO, John Furner

Today, John Furner begins his new role as President and CEO of Sam’s Club. Starting as an hourly associate in 1993, John has climbed the ladder of opportunity with our company, with roles at both…

5 Reasons to Check Out Scan & Go at Sam’s Club

Too busy to wait in line? Sam’s Club has the perfect solution and it’s called Scan & Go. This app turns your smartphone into a magic wand allowing you to save time by skipping the checkout lanes.…

Fresh Things are Happening at This Sam’s Club

We’ve long thought of our Bentonville, Arkansas, Sam’s Club like a backyard laboratory. Situated less than two miles from our corporate headquarters, it’s the perfect place to try new ideas and…

Bakers Rise Above Small Business Setback

Bake and decorate 1,000 cupcakes in two hours. That was the final challenge Southern Girl Desserts co-owners Catarah Coleman and Shoneji Robison faced when they competed on Food Network’s “Cupcake…

How One Small Business Entered Success Mode

Ciara knew other moms-to-be were having a similar problem, so she decided to turn that challenge into a business opportunity. Although she didn’t have any retail experience, Ciara and her husband,…

Sam’s Club Says ‘YEA!’ to Novel Ideas

Eight months into his business, Shreyas has revenues of $3,500 and expanded his team of one to nine salespersons in two states. Very impressive for a 14 year old. Yes, Shreyas Parab is 14 and…

Help Over the Hurdles of a Small Business Dream

Once in a while, even Susan Eastman Walton has to stop and pinch herself. Her specially designed RecoFit Compression Gear is selling faster than ever at independent running and fitness stores across…

Through Sam’s Club, a Sweet Score for Tabitha’s Small Business

Growth is a sure sign of success. For Tabitha Birdsong and Pamela Collins, co-owners of Miss Birdsong’s Sweet Tooth in Memphis, Tennessee, growth is occurring and success is evident. Their small…

Big Small Business Dreams? Enter the American Small Business Championship

Stephen and Jennifer Robichaux turned a sweet tooth into sweet success as co-owners of Sweet Robichaux, a custom cookie bakery based in Gonzalez, Louisiana. Fueled by a love of cookies and baked…

Why Women Entrepreneurs Matter

In the short time I’ve been CEO of Sam’s Club, I’ve talked and listened to many women entrepreneurs – business members, suppliers and local business owners – and it has become clear just how much…