Northwest Arkansas

Wal-Mart's McMillon Tops Compensation List of 100 Arkansas Public Company Execs

Wal-Mart's McMillon Tops Compensation List of 100 Arkansas Public Company Execs

C. Douglas McMillon, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has returned to the No. 1 spot on the annual list of executive compensation at publicly traded companies headquartered in the state.
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Keith Jackson to Leave Razorbacks Broadcasts After Season

Longtime Razorbacks Sports Network football analyst Keith Jackson Sr. will leave his post after the 2016 season.
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Property, Cash Included in One Bank's Settlement with BHL

Johnelle Hunt's BHL Financing LLC received assets valued at $2.8 million in its settlement with Little Rock's One Bank & Trust.
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Picasolar Gets $2M for Solar Cell Technology Pilot

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $2 million to Picasolar Inc. for a pilot manufacturing program connected to solar cell technology developed at the university. read more >

Walton Arts Center Announces Hiring of New Executive

The Walton Arts Center announced on Tuesday that Scott Galbraith will join its staff as vice president of programming and executive producer. read more >

Colonial Arms, Oakwood Place Apartments Sell For $5M In Fayetteville (NWA Real Deals)

White Rock Investments LLC, led by Tim Brisiel of Fayetteville, paid $5 million for two apartment complexes. read more >

JB Hunt to Be Inducted into Supply Chain Hall of Fame

Johnnie Bryan Hunt, the founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, will be a member of the inaugural class inducted into the Council of Supply Chain Management Professional Hall of Fame. read more >

Wal-Mart To Make Case in Court Over Trademark

Wal-Mart Stores' feud with a smartphone case and accessory company has now spilled over into U.S. District Court. read more >

Newcomers to Northwest Arkansas Refilling Labor Pool

The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services released a report in July that showed Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in June 2016. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported unadjusted unemployment rates of 3.1 percent for northwest Arkansas and 4.2 percent for Arkansas. read more >

Harrison Hospital Fights Assessor's Tax Ruling

North Arkansas Medical Services Inc. of Harrison has appealed the Boone County assessor's decision not to grant tax-exempt status for one of its medical clinics. read more >

OK Foods Promotes Pair in Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

Amy Szadziewicz has been promoted to vice president of quality and food safety at OK Foods Inc. of Fort Smith, and Brent Glasgow has been promoted to vice president of operations. read more >

America's Car-Mart 1Q Income Up 54 Percent

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville reports income of $7.1 million, up from $4.6 million in the same quarter a year ago. read more >

Pinnacle Foods to Add New Line, 25 Jobs at Fayetteville Site

Pinnacle Foods Inc. plans to expand its food manufacturing plant in Fayetteville by adding a new brand line called EVOL. read more >

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