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Report: Northwest Arkansas Job Growth Ahead of Peers

by Marty Cook 10/3/2014 8:02 am

Northwest Arkansas job growth easily beat its peer regions, the state and the nation this past year, according to a report released Thursday by the University of Arkansas.

Rosalind Brewer Becomes Northwest Arkansas Council Co-Chair

by Lee Hogan 8/13/2014 3:32 pm

Rosalind Brewer, president and CEO of Sam's Club, has take over as co-chair of the Northwest Arkansas Council for 2014-15. She takes over for one of the council's founding members, Mark Simmons, who is also chairman of Simmons Foods in Siloam Springs. Simmons served as co-chair since June 2013.

Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon Gets $25.6M Pay Package

by Mark Friedman 4/23/2014 4:34 pm

C. Douglas McMillon, who became the president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville on Feb. 1, saw his total compensation skyrocket 168 percent to $25.6 million for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31 as compared with the previous year.

2 Wal-Mart Executives Among Fortune's 'Most Powerful Women in Business'

by Lance Turner 10/11/2013 12:49 pm

Rosalind Brewer, CEO and president of Sam's Club, and Gisel Ruiz, executive vice president and COO of Wal-Mart U.S., have been named among Fortune magazine's 50 "More Powerful Women in Business."

Wal-Mart E-Commerce Growth Won't Include Grocery; Veterans Program Sees 13,000 Applicants In 10 Days

by Chris Bahn 6/6/2013 9:58 pm

Wal-Mart continues to grow its efforts in e-commerce, but the retailer has no current plans to expand its domestic online operations for grocery. Also: Within the first 10 days of Wal-Mart’s initiative to hire veterans, about 13,000 applications were submitted.

Fortune: Wal-Mart's Sustainability Plans Coming to Fruition

by Lance Turner 4/30/2013 11:14 am

Sam's Club CEO Rosalind Brewer says shoppers soon will begin seeing the benefits of Wal-Mart's sustainability goals.

Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke Earned $21 Million Last Year

by Mark Friedman 4/22/2013 4:58 pm

Michael T. Duke saw his total compensation increase 14.1 percent to $20.7 million for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31, plus he exercised options worth $7.1 million.

Women of Influence: 10 Leaders Who Make Arkansas Strong

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2013 12:00 am

Business and politics in Arkansas and elsewhere are still dominated by men, and that fact is evident in the pages of Arkansas Business. Three years ago, we decided to make a special effort to highlight the fact that there are indeed “Women of Influence” in our midst, and in this issue we again set out to recognize 10 different women.

Rosalind Brewer: Rising Star in Wal-Mart

by Chris Bahn 2/25/2013 12:00 am

Sam's Club President and CEO Rosalind Brewer is not shy about her plans for Sam’s Club, which generated $53 billion in revenue last year: Brewer wants to see Sam’s Club sales reach $80 billion to $100 billion.

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.