Cass and Estelle Rowland drove their 40-foot motorhome 20-plus hours from Thorndale, Penn., to Bentonville and slept in Walmart’s Home Office parking lot Tuesday night (June 12). They did not want to be late for the retail giant’s Open Call.
The Open Call began at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The couple couldn’t sleep. They were shopping in Walmart Store No. 100 at 3 a.m. Wednesday morning.
“We were just keyed up for this big opportunity,” Cass Rowland said.
The Rowlands presented their Big Boize Bbq Sauce to a condiment buyer early Wednesday afternoon. The couple said the sauce two distinct flavors depending on if it’s served hot or at room temperature. They served up Walmart Great Value toasted corn chips using the sauce as a dip. They also had fried chicken strips with some of the heated dipping sauce for the buyer to taste...
Article: Walmart Green Lights 100 New Products During Open CallThe City Wire
June 15, 2018
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