Tagged: jim walton

At 5, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Transforms Bentonville

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

There are any number of ways to try to gauge the impact — economic and otherwise — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has had on Bentonville, on Arkansas and beyond since its opening Nov. 11, 2011.

Waltons Among Forbes' Top 20 Richest

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2016 1:31 pm

The Walton family has fallen out of the top 10 of Forbes magazine's list of the country's 400 richest people.

Bank of the Ozarks Seals 2 Deals, Is Biggest in Arkansas by Assets

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/22/2016 11:15 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock completes acquisitions of Community & Southern Bank of Atlanta and C1 Bank of St. Petersburg, Florida, and leaps over Arvest in asset size.

Wal-Mart Embraces Change at Meeting, Hitching Up With Uber

by Marty Cook 6/3/2016 3:23 pm

During the retailer's annual meeting, Wal-Mart Chairman Greg Penner cast the company as changing with the economic and shopping landscape, just as it has done throughout its long history.

At Wal-Mart, Doug McMillon's Total Pay Rises to $19.8M

by Mark Friedman 4/21/2016 8:55 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. President and CEO C. Douglas McMillon saw his total compensation increase 2.1 percent to $19.8 million for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31 compared with the previous year.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Banking & Finance

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A banking and finance resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Walton Family Members Give Away $407M in Shares

by Lance Turner 1/5/2016 3:33 pm

Sam Walton's three surviving children have given about $407 million worth of stock in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to a nonprofit organization founded by their family.

Forbes List of Richest People for 2015 Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

by Mark Carter 9/30/2015 9:53 am

The list once again is led by Microsoft's Bill Gates. Wal-Mart heir Jim Walton leads a group of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state included on the list.

CPI Sells Oklahoma Newspapers to Warren Buffett's BH Media Group

by Lance Turner 4/20/2015 5:22 pm

Community Publishers Inc. of Bentonville has sold the last of its newspaper holdings to a firm owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire-Hathway Co.

Nine Billionaires with Arkansas Ties Make Forbes 500 List

by Mark Carter 3/2/2015 10:33 am

Nine billionaires with Arkansas ties find themselves on the most recent Forbes 500 list of the world's richest people, released this week.

Forbes 400 List of Richest People Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

by Mark Carter 9/17/2013 9:38 am

The 2013 Forbes 400 list of the country's richest people includes 10 with close Arkansas ties. Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton leads the list of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state.

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History Of the World’s Largest Retailer

by Eric Francis 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The lessons Sam Walton learned during those early, successful years of Wal-Mart allowed him to build the most successful retail chain in history. And just like the times that he took his planes up to search for potential Wal-Mart sites, it was Mr. Sam himself who was behind the stick, deciding which direction to go.