Alice Walton


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Alice Louise Walton is the youngest child of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton. She owns almost 343 million shares in the world's largest retailer, mostly through the family's holding company Walton Enterprises. She also owns a large collection of American art, which is displayed in her museum, Crystal Bridges, located in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Alice Walton News

  • Super-PAC Urging 2016 Clinton Bid Raises $1.7 Million

    A super-political action committee urging former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016 said it raised more than $1.7 million in the first three months of this year.

  • Walton, Benioff Join Billionaires Backing Clinton in 2016

    Billionaires Alice Walton, George Soros and Marc Benioff are helping to finance a super-political action committee encouraging former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to run for president, according to a report filed yesterday with the Federal Election Commission.

  • World Billionaires Gain $5 Billion, Led by Amazon’s Bezos

    Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos saw his fortune rise by $2.72 billion yesterday to $21.2 billion, highlighting a week in which the world’s 40 richest people added $5.4 billion to their collective wealth.

  • The World’s 200 Richest People

    Bloomberg Markets’ inaugural list of the world’s richest people showcases the billionaires who pull the levers on the global economy. Their net worth totals $2.7 trillion, about the size of the gross domestic product of France, the fifth-biggest economy on the planet.

  • At Wal-Mart a Microcosm of U.S. Inequalities: Jeffrey Goldberg

    Last week, in a column about the new billion-dollar Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, I mentioned an economist’s estimate that the heirs of Sam Walton, the founder of Wal- Mart Stores Inc., are collectively worth about the same as the bottom 30 percent of all Americans. Alice Walton, who founded the museum, is herself worth about $21 billion.

  • How Wal-Mart’s Waltons Maintain Their Billionaire Fortune

    Visitors to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, leave appreciative notes on a glass wall near the entrance.

  • Wal-Mart Former Top Lawyer Quits as CEO at Vail Clinic

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s former general counsel has left a sports-medicine clinic and foundation three months after becoming chief executive officer, citing governance issues.

  • Wal-Mart Heiress’s Art Museum a Moral Blight: Jeffrey Goldberg

    The brand-new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the small northwest Arkansas city of Bentonville is the creation of Alice Walton, the daughter of the late Sam Walton, who founded Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the largest retailer in the world.

  • Wal-Mart’s Ex-Counsel Named CEO of Walton-Supported Vail Clinic

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s former general counsel has joined a sports-medicine clinic and foundation supported by a range of wealthy benefactors, including a member of the Walton family and a Wal-Mart director.

  • Wal-Mart Heiress’s $1.2 Billion Castle Has Warhol, Glass Bridge

    Peeking over a railing, I look down into a heavily wooded ravine where beefy buildings in concrete curve around courtyards and wrap two ponds vaulted by copper- roofed bridges.

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