When Dan Bauer left his assistant manager position at Walmart 20 years ago to manage three c-stores for Pump ‘N Pak, he thought he was switching to an easier gig.
And why not? Instead of the roughly 100,000 square feet of a typical Walmart store, he was shifting to units about 2% that size. That’s a lot less shoe leather.
And yet, Bauer says, “How wrong I was.”