Walmart was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 with the intention of opening up a discount store that would offer “the world an opportunity to see what it’s like to save and have a better life.” But before Sam opened the doors of the first Walmart in Rogers, Ark his chains of variety stores were already faced with stiff competition from other discount stores. So he travelled the country studying everything he could about the regional cultures, consumer behavior, and everything that has to do with discount retailing and was convinced that Americans were looking for a change a new type of store that would provide convenience, a one stop shop that would cater to their budget. Sam had a vision, and together with his wife Helen, they used up almost all of their life savings to put up the first Walmart store..
As you can see, the possibilities are almost endless, allowing you to color block your wardrobe regardless of the season, and can be done by matching separates with a skirt or pants (or shorts), or with preprinted dresses (just be sure to match your skin tone). How you layer your color blocks, though, definitely matters. Most blocks are done horizontally, which doesn’t have a slimming effect.
Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project. The late singer plays the mother of Jordin Sparks, an aspiring singer in the 1960s who rises with a girl group similar to the Supremes. Sparkle will be released in August.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileLike Schoolhouse Rock, Teletubbies and the collected oeuvre of Sid and Marty Krofft, the Nickelodeon varietyish show Yo Gabba Gabba! is the latest in a series of programs that, while ostensibly produced for children, hold a particular appeal for slightly older folks with young hearts and a penchant for recreational drug use. (who, let it be known, has now designed a line of clothing that wouldn’t look out of place on Yo Gabba Gabba!’s non puppet cast members). Fluffy Muppetlike monsters with names like Toodee the blue cat dragon and Foofa the pink flower bubble run amok, corralled by humans in outlandish outfits.