The first Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchise was sold in 1952. The first Walmart opened its doors in 1962. Intel Corporation began operations in 1968, and the first McDonald’s Corporation Franchise opened in 1955.
So what do these four extremely successful businesses have in common (besides two of them being fast food chains)?
Col. Sanders of Kentucky Fried Chicken was 62. Sam Walton, Walmart’s founder was 44. Co-founder of Intel, Robert Noyce was 40, Ray Kroc the man responsible for McDonald’s was 53.