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It's A Big Week for Entrepreneurs in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 11/18/2013 10:40 am

With Startup Weekend having just wrapped up in Fayetteville and Global Entrepreneurship Week kicking off in Little Rock tonight, it's a big week for entrepreneurs in Arkansas.

Wal-Mart IPO Set the Stage for Global Expansion

by George Waldon 7/2/2012 12:00 am

In preparation for the IPO, a hodge-podge of ownership interests in different stores was consolidated under one corporate banner: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The corporation represented the merger of 78 partners that owned pieces of 32 stores, with the Walton family owning a majority stake in each. The stores also were a mixed bag of Wal-Mart Discount City, Ben Franklin, Walton's Family Center and Ben Franklin Family Center.