Northwest Arkansas

Wal-Mart Buys Outdoor Clothes and Gear Seller Moosejaw for $51M

Wal-Mart Buys Outdoor Clothes and Gear Seller Moosejaw for $51M
Wal-Mart's headquarters in Bentonville.

Wal-Mart has acquired the outdoor clothing and gear seller Moosejaw for $51 million as it expands its online offerings.
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Tyson Foods Announces New Leadership Team

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announces an overhaul of its leadership team, a change under new CEO Tom Hayes, who took over the meat processor on Dec. 31.
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Trane to Close Residential HVAC Operation in Fort Smith

Trane says it will close its residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning manufacturing facility in Fort Smith and move its operations to four other U.S. facilities.
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More Indictments Expected in Ecclesia Kickback Case

Federal prosecutors may soon take more action in the kickback case involving former Rep. Micah Neal, who pleaded guilty to a federal felony in January. read more >

Blessings Neighbors Ben Burris, Matt Wait Drop Suits

Burris, who owns the Arkansas Dentistry & Braces chain in Arkansas, filed a $10,000 lawsuit against Wait in Washington County District Court alleging negligence. Wait, a former punter for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks, promptly filed a counterclaim against Burris. read more >

Librarian Sues Gravette Mayor Over Firing

Tucked on the shelf in the little town of Gravette (Benton County) is a legal battle between the now former librarian and mayor. The bad blood started with attempts to close the library. read more >

City of Fayetteville Seeks Director of Economic Vitality

The city of Fayetteville is advertising its newly created position of director of economic vitality, a position that was approved by the city council earlier this year. read more >

Biggest Deals in Arkansas Rise 11 Percent in 2016

Both the value and the volume of mergers and acquisitions in Arkansas rose last year, with the value increasing 11 percent to $9.8 billion and the volume rising 10 percent to 92. read more >

Hive Chef Matthew McClure Sees Opportunity in Having a Full Plate

Matthew McClure has been named a semifinalist for three consecutive years for the James Beard Foundation Awards' best chef in the South. This year's semifinalists are announced this month. read more >

Jessica Odom Named Manager for Generations Bank's Van Buren Branch (Movers & Shakers)

Jessica Odom has been promoted to branch manager for Generations Bank in Van Buren. read more >

Mathis, Arnold Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

Rusty Mathis of Ben E. Keith Foods and Betsy Broyles Arnold of the Frank & Barbara Broyles Legacy Foundation win executive of the year awards at the 29th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. read more >

Asa Hutchinson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on announces appointments to boards and commissions. read more >

Sources: Wal-Mart to Combine Buys for Online, In-Store Inventory

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will combine its own buying for products sold at its stores with purchases it makes for its website — a significant move to stamp out duplicate efforts as it fights Amazon. read more >

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