FILE - In this July 7, 1984 file photo, the late Sam Walton, founder of Bentonville, Ark., -based Wal-Mart, talks to reporters in Little Rock, Ark. As CEOs, Walton, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs possessed... more 
FILE - In this July 7, 1984 file photo, the late Sam Walton, founder of Bentonville, Ark., -based Wal-Mart, talks to reporters in Little Rock, Ark. As CEOs, Walton, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs possessed common traits. Their companies also faced similar challenges when their iconic leaders left the helm. Wal-Mart, post Walton, has grown while carrying on with many of his traditions, including the Wal-Mart cheer. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Danny Johnston, File
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 11:53 AM EDT