He became convinced American consumers wanted a new type of store. Trusting his vision, Sam and his wife Helen put up 95 percent of the money for the first Walmart store in Rogers, Ark. 1972 – Walmart goes public Discounters such as Kmart quickly expanded in the 1960s, while Sam only had enough money to build 15 Walmart stores. In 1972, Walmart stock was offered for the first time on the New York Stock Exchange. With this infusion of capital, our company grew to 276 stores in 11 states by the end of the decade.
Furthermore in 1932 Tesco then became a public limited company. This meant that it can be either unlisted or listed company on the stock exchanges. Tesco’s then expanded largely by purchasing its rivals shops. Between 1950 and 1960 Cohen bought 367 other stores in total. In the 1970’s Tesco then opened its first petrol store and would then become the UK’s largest independent petrol retailer.
After Nassar’s death, the succeeding Egyptian presidents vigorously pursued foreign trade and industry greatly increasing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). [Data supports this jump in economy bearing in mind in 1962 Egypt had a GDP of 4.00 US Billion dollars reaching an all time high of 257.29 US Billion dollars in 2012] (Trading Economics website, n.d.). Unfortunately, even with the large increase in GDP, Egypt still had economic problems and its people rebelled. The majority of Egyptians were unemployed. Food prices coupled with a decrease in foreign investments and tourism sent people to the streets to rebel against the ruling party, hoping to change their future.
This instituted trade connections, which greatly increased the wealth of the empire as a whole, It also brought many foreign lands into grasp for Islamic conversion. As all empires before it had done, the Abbasid empire declined. Yet again the failure of the empire is pointed towards the caliphs. Their failed attempts to reconcile with the opposing Shi'a led to revolts and splintering of the empire. Through both of the Umayyad and Abbasid empires the caliphs would greatly increase the strength and support of the empire but in the end they would
Counseling Psychology Date: 5/7/2012 Approaches on Counseling Immigrant Population I. Background Immigrant population has become an increasingly significant part of the composition of the United States population. According to the statistics from Department of Homeland Security, 694,193 foreign-born citizens were naturalized in 2011 alone, and let alone the huge number of non-citizen population living in the country. Among the naturalized citizens in 2011, the largest subgroup comes from Asia, which has taken up 36% of the whole immigrant population, and India (6.6%), Philippines (6.1%), and China (4.7%) are the top three Asian countries exporting immigrants. While country-wise speaking, Mexico is the one contributed the largest number of immigrants – 94,783 (13.7%).
Background Approximately 15,000 people die each year by overdosing on opioids, a rate that has more than tripled since 1990 (Wermeling, 2012). The annual incidence of opioid over dose associated mortality on a nationwide scale has been difficult to assess due to incomplete reporting systems (Leavitt, S.2010) as well as more than half of over doses go unreported for fears of repercussions (kuehn,2014). In Massachusetts these over doses have killed more than car crashes each year since 2005 (Wermeling, 2012). The government had tried numerous strategies to reduce the death toll, including imposing stricter regulations on prescribing medications, prosecuting owners of “pill mills” who dispense the drugs without proper medical evaluation, and tracking data bases to monitor and discourage “doctor shopping” among addicts (Szalvitz,2013). Addiction often begins with a legitimate opioid
 According to ecological economist Robert Costanza: While Quality of Life (QOL) has long been an explicit or implicit policy goal, adequate definition and measurement have been elusive. Diverse "objective" and "subjective" indicators across a range of disciplines and scales, and recent work on subjective well-being (SWB) surveys and the psychology of happiness have spurred renewed interest.  Also frequently related are concepts such as freedom, human rights, and happiness. However, since happiness is subjective and hard to measure, other measures are generally given priority. It has also been shown that happiness, as much as it can be measured, does not necessarily increase correspondingly with the comfort that results from increasing income.
Over the last decade, innovative technology has dramatically change our world, therefore affecting people perception about life. Many people believe in the amenity and convenience they have nowadays, while others oppose by asserting that life today becomes more stressful and tense. From a personal experience, enhanced healthcare system and improved education all contribute to the comfort that life can offer today. First of all, advanced medicine helps maintain the salubrity of people’s health. New discoveries of vaccine allow scientist to cure many hazardous pestilence that baffles the science community many years ago.
Drug abuse is overflowing in numerous nations. Billions of dollars are spent globally anticipating drug use, treating addicts, and battling drug-related crimes. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, addiction can be described as "a compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal ("Addiction," 2010)." Despite the fact that medications threaten numerous social orders, their belongings can likewise be battled effectively. Addicts can't work as typical individuals from society.
Recent studies suggest that unemployment rate in Nigeria has taken a shocking increase from 14 per cent in 2008 to 23 per cent as at June, this year, when the research was carried out. This disturbing increase in unemployment rate undoubtedly contributed to the high wave of insecurity in the country. As a matter of fact, Nigeria has never had it so bad in terms of insecurity and criminality. More worrisome is the fact that criminality and terrorism, which have further crippled the economic development of the country, are perpetrated by young people. Hence, this paper examines the present problems of insecurity and youth unemployment in Nigeria, its causes, social and economic implications, and possible solutions.