Archive for the 'Michael Duke' Category


Sunday, May 1st, 2016

So, we’ve written hundreds of posts about the Walton family, their peers and their hirelings, but we’ve never focused on the people the way the folks at The Walmart 1%, The People Behind The Walmart Empire. Who, sadly, were these bloggers? The Walmart 1% was a project of Making Change At Walmart, (who took notice […]


Friday, December 25th, 2009

I sincerely hope that all those who do the real work at Walmart and do their very best with their hourly check enjoy a day of peace and joy with their families. For the people who control Walmart, I hope you got lots of high-sulfur coal in your stocking. Jeff Hess: Have Coffee Will Write.

A million here. A million there…

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

An AP correction out this morning: In an April 20 story about Wal-Mart’s executive compensation, The Associated Press reported erroneously the total compensation value and the total value of restricted stock and stock options for Mike Duke, the company’s new chief executive. The stock awards were worth $24.6 million on the days they were granted, […]

Goodbye Lee Scott

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Pushed, jumped or is just taking his millions of marbles and going home? Wal-Mart’s new chief has company pedigree The world’s largest retailer said Friday that it tapped Michael Duke, vice chairman and head of Wal-Mart International, as CEO and named him to the board. Duke will replace Lee Scott, who has served as president […]