Doug McMillon of Jonesboro, Arkansas, started at Wal-Mart in 1984 — it was a summer job unpacking trucks. On Monday he was named as the retail giant's new CEO. Not only is McMillon, 47, an insider who rose through the ranks, he's one of the few executives who worked under founder Sam Walton.
The political consultants need to get paid, and that direct mail needs postage. Then there's the website and the campaign staff. These are the things candidates in the upcoming Virginia primary are spending big money on.
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