Tagged: sam's club

Walmart to Add Policy Aimed at Curbing Opioid Abuse

by Associated Press 5/8/2018 7:01 am

Walmart is taking steps aimed at curbing opioid abuse and misuse.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2017

by Marty Cook 4/23/2018 12:00 am

Of the 19 homes sold for $1 million or more in Washington and Benton counties in 2017, 11 were in the gated golf course community of Pinnacle Country Club.

Compensation for Walmart’s McMillon Reaches $22.8M

by Mark Friedman 4/20/2018 5:11 pm

Walmart Inc. President and CEO C. Douglas McMillon saw his total compensation increase about 2 percent for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31 compared with the previous year.

Sam's Club Teams Up with Instacart for Same-Day Delivery

by Associated Press 2/27/2018 7:32 am

Walmart's Sam's Club is teaming up with delivery startup Instacart to offer same-day service in three U.S. markets.

Never Count Walmart Out (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Although Amazon’s online sales still dwarf Walmart’s — Amazon accounted for about 44 percent of all U.S. e-commerce sales last year — Walmart has made it clear that it won’t go gentle into that good night.

Sam's Club to Offer Free Shipping for Premium Members

by Associated Press 2/14/2018 6:49 am

Sam's Club is offering free shipping for premium members and simplifying its membership tiers.

Liquor Wholesaler Glazer's Charged Wal-Mart More, Suit Says

by Mark Friedman 11/13/2017 12:00 am

A former vice president at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits LLC has alleged in a lawsuit that it charged Wal-Mart Stores Inc. more for alcohol than other retailers.

Conway Booms, Setting Retail Records

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Commercial development is thriving in Conway, evidenced by the nearly complete $65 million Lewis Crossing shopping center and plans for a startup space the city hopes will attract new and existing companies.

Northwest Arkansas Brokers Help Businesses Have Say in Designing the Office

by Marty Cook 3/27/2017 12:00 am

It’s a challenge faced by many companies in today’s business world: finding the best office metrics for its workforce. Companies find that common workspaces are more economically efficient, but amenities such as kitchens, fast Wi-Fi connectivity and natural light are equally advantageous.

Wal-Mart Names John Furner as Next CEO of Sam's Club

by Associated Press 1/6/2017 9:29 am

Wal-Mart says it named John Furner as CEO of its Sam's Club stores to replace Rosalind Brewer, who is retiring next month.

Conway’s Lewis Crossing Nears Completion

by Jan Cottingham 9/19/2016 12:00 am

One of the big puzzle pieces in Conway’s retail development picture is almost complete: Lewis Crossing, the 441,871-SF, $65 million shopping center at the southeast corner of Interstate 40 and Dave Ward Drive.

Wal-Mart Reveals $1.9M Paid to UA in FY 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. revealed in its proxy statement last week that it paid about $1.9 million to the University of Arkansas in the retailer’s fiscal year that ended Jan. 31.

Walmart, Sam's Club Commit to Cage-Free Eggs by 2025

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/5/2016 4:55 pm

Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club U.S. announced Tuesday their goal to transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain by 2025, representing an effort to maintain affordable prices while improving the food supply.

Wal-Mart’s Greg Foran No. 1 In Exec Pay At $19.5M

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Foran received stock awards in April 2014 for his performance as CEO of Walmart Asia and then more stock as part of a three-year performance incentive program when he was named in August 2014 to succeed Bill Simon as CEO of Walmart stores in the United States.

Women's Forum of New York Honors ArcBest, Others for Women on Boards of Directors

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2015 3:02 pm

The Women's Forum of New York on Thursday honored ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith and other companies for having at least 20 percent female representation on their boards of directors.

Future Sam's Club Spot in Conway Sells for $4M

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Two commercial tracts in Conway and a residence in western Saline County provide our trio of million-dollar transactions.

Site Work Begins for Lewis Crossing in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2015 9:30 am

The Lewis Crossing shopping center development, expected to open in the fall of 2016, officially is under construction in Conway at the southeast corner of Interstate 40 and Dave Ward.

Wal-Mart Sets Off Minimum Wage Race

by Mark Friedman 4/6/2015 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Store Inc.’s announcement in February that it would start paying employees $9 an hour this year and $10 in 2016 touched off a minimum wage arms race.

Sam’s Club Buys Land for Store in Springdale

by Marty Cook 3/30/2015 12:00 am

The new 136,000-SF store will be on 56th Street north of Arvest Ballpark after a dual purchase earlier this month. Sam’s Real Estate Business Trust of Bentonville paid $12.4 million for approximately 71 acres near the intersection of 56th Street and Highway 412.

Conway Builders Enjoying Boom as City Expands

by Sean Beherec 3/23/2015 12:00 am

The city of Conway is on the verge — if it hasn’t reached it yet — of a boom in commercial real estate availability. Just up Interstate 40 from Little Rock, the city has been the host of several recent development projects and is set to begin more in the coming years.