Tagged: wal-mart stores inc.

Tesla Aims to Electrify Big Rigs; Wal-Mart, J.B. Hunt Want In

by Associated Press 11/17/2017 11:06 am

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.

Wal-Mart Lifts Profit Outlook on Strong Third-Quarter Results

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 11/16/2017 7:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville raised its annual profit outlook Thursday after the world's largest retailer reported third-quarter results that topped Wall Street projections.

Amazon or Wal-Mart? Some Retailers are Choosing Alliances

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 11/14/2017 10:49 am

Store chains feeling the upheaval in retail are making strategic alliances — and that can mean picking sides.

Hiram Walker Plant Keeps Fort Smith in High Spirits

by Jan Cottingham 11/13/2017 12:00 am

In a city hard hit by manufacturing declines during the past decade, the Hiram Walker plant, set on 32 acres at the south end of town, is a bright spot.

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.

Wal-Mart Shopper Hurt While Buying Melon Wins $7.5M Verdict

by Associated Press 11/10/2017 11:22 am

An Alabama man who said he tripped and broke his hip while buying a watermelon at a Walmart store has won a $7.5 million verdict in his lawsuit against the retailer.

Wal-Mart to Offer Black Friday Deals Early on Its Website

by Associated Press 11/9/2017 7:25 am

Wal-Mart hopes to tempt shoppers with online deals before Black Friday.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year’s list of the state’s biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Wal-Mart Hopes to Make Stores Livelier for the Holidays

by Associated Press 11/1/2017 7:38 am

As more shoppers shift online, Wal-Mart hopes to make its stores more fun this holiday season.

Wal-Mart’s Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week’s list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Wal-Mart’s New Headquarters: Tradition, Not Frills

by Marty Cook 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says its new headquarters campus on 350 acres in Bentonville will be all about efficiency and not ego.

NRF to Give Doug McMillon 'Visionary' Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2017 1:00 pm

The National Retail Federation on Thursday named Wal-Mart Stores Inc. President and CEO Doug McMillon as the 2018 recipient of its "Visionary" award.

We Look Like Turkeys (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/23/2017 12:00 am

We have to rebrand Arkansas, and we have to back it up with reality.

Huff Named to Ranir Board; United Way Hires Three (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Scott Huff, who retired as executive vice president of the consumables and health and wellness divisions at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, has been named to the board of directors of Ranir LLC of Grand Rapids, Michigan, a manufacturer of private label consumer oral care products.

Buyer's Remorse Be Gone, Walmart Puts Returns in Fast Lane

by Associated Press 10/9/2017 9:29 am

Online sales have divided retailers into two camps: the quick and the dead.

Wal-Mart, Honing Same-Day Delivery Skills, Buys NYC's Parcel

by Associated Press 10/3/2017 6:56 am

Wal-Mart is sharpening its same-day delivery skills through the acquisition of a small, New York City company.

Wal-Mart's Jet to Launch High-End Grocery Line for Millennials

by Associated Press 9/29/2017 10:41 am

Wal-Mart's Jet.com will launch a higher-end grocery line targeting millennials, just over a year after Walmart spent more than $3 billion for the fast-growing online retailer amid more intense competition from Amazon.

Wal-Mart Has Eye on Premium Diaper Market

by Associated Press 9/27/2017 9:22 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has its eye on the premium diaper market, as more people are getting automatic shipments from online sellers and the company that owns Babies R Us has filed for bankruptcy.

Target to Up Hourly Base Pay to $15 by End of 2020

by Associated Press 9/25/2017 10:50 am

Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and provide a better shopping experience for its customers.

Wal-Mart to Offer Extra Holiday Hours for Current Workers

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 9/20/2017 7:09 am

Walmart won't be doing large-scale holiday hiring at its stores this year. Instead, like last year, it will offer extra hours to its current workers.