Tagged: burt hanna

Wal-Mart’s Manufacturing Pledge Met With Hope, Skepticism

by Mark Friedman 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s announcement in January 2013 that it would help resuscitate the U.S. manufacturing industry by buying an additional $50 billion worth of American-made items during the next decade has been met with skepticism and cheers.

Video: Burt Hanna Talks to CNBC About 'Wal-Mart Economy'

by Lance Turner 8/8/2013 7:58 am

CNBC catches up with Burt Hanna for look inside his Hanna's Candles plant in Fayetteville, part of the business news network's series on products made in the U.S.

Burt Hanna's Candle Burning Bright

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Wal-Mart recently announced that it will promote merchandise made in the Natural State with signage proclaiming “Arkansas’ Own,” and one of the main beneficiaries of that will be a company founded by a member of the 40 Under 40 class of 1997: Burt Hanna.

Burt Hanna, CEO of Hanna Candles, on Starting a Business in Your 20s (Exec Q&A)

by Gwen Moritz 9/24/2012 12:00 am

Burt Hanna, CEO of Hanna's Candles, on the ups and downs of starting your own business, his biggest mistakes and three lessons for young professionals.