Tagged: wal-mart stores inc.

McMillon Studio Showcases Retail Innovation

by Marty Cook 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Researcher Susan Sedberry is overseeing the final touches to the Retail Innovation & Technology Lab, to be called the McMillon Innovation Studio, at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville that she calls “an interactive Amazeum for adults.”

Bentonville Film Festival Returns for Round 2

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/6/2016 2:39 pm

Geena Davis and the Bentonville Film Festival announced Monday the 2016 schedule of events, featuring approximately 35 films from May 3-8.

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.

Justices Reject Wal-Mart, Wells Fargo Class-Action Appeals

by Associated Press 4/4/2016 9:54 am

The U.S. Supreme Court is turning down appeals by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. of multimillion-dollar class-action judgments.

Wal-Mart Jumps into Milk Processing; Dean Foods' Stock Sinks

by Nathan Layne, Reuters 3/23/2016 7:36 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville said it will build a dairy processing plant in Indiana to supply private-label milk to about 600 stores — the retailer's sole foray into food processing in the U.S.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Law

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

A legal resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Retail

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

A retail resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Transportation

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

A transportation resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Berryville Shopping Center Sells for $1.9 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Raymond Merrill, through his Levi Storage Center LLC of Sallisaw, bought the property at 928 W. Trimble Ave. Merrill, who owns Merrill Bonding Co., has spent more than $10 million on northwest Arkansas properties in the past year.

Challenges for Dillard’s, and Others at the Mall

by Mark Friedman 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Dillard’s Inc. has had some tough times lately. The Little Rock retail chain’s stock price, which peaked above $140 last April, was trading in the high $80s last week — having rebounded from $61 in early January.

Wal-Mart Pay Raises Go Into Effect This Month

by Alexis Hosticka 3/7/2016 3:55 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville says that, as part of its $2.7 billion investment in its U.S. stores, more than 1.2 million of its Walmart and Sam's Club employees will get a raise on their March 10 paychecks.

Two MedExpress Properties Sell for Combined $4.4 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

A pair of MedExpress projects, a medical office building in Sherwood, a Little Rock home and a restaurant site in west Little Rock form this week’s five-piece of million-dollar transactions.

Spartan Logistics Puts Its Money on Fort Smith

by Marty Cook 3/7/2016 12:00 am

In the past 18 months, Spartan Logistics of Columbus, Ohio, says it has invested approximately $20 million to buy and renovate more than 1 million SF of Fort Smith warehouse space.

Walmart Associates Asked To Check Out Walmart Radio Air Checks

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

It’s too late for aspiring disc jockeys to enter, but it’s not too late to view entries in Wal-Mart’s nationwide search for a Walmart Radio DJ.

Wal-Mart's Adjusted 4Q Profits Beat Wall Street Estimates

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 2/18/2016 6:51 am

Wal-Mart is reporting an 8 percent decline in fourth-quarter earnings as the retailer prunes its global footprint. The world's largest retailer earned $4.57 billion, or $1.43 per share in the three-month period ended Jan. 31

Cities in Arkansas Scrambling to Fill Vacant Walmart Locations

by Mark Friedman 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Since Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced last month it was closing 154 stores in the United States, Gentry Mayor Kevin Johnston has been on the phone and sending emails trying to attract a grocery store to the Benton County town.

Murphy USA Plans for Growth Without Wal-Mart

by Joan Hershberger, El Dorado News-Times 2/1/2016 7:52 am

Murphy USA's newest direction came as the result of Wal-Mart's decision to develop its own gasoline program. But the abrupt change in the business relationship did not catch Murphy USA CEO Andrew Clyde unprepared.

Fired Wal-Mart Worker Who Claimed Discrimination Wins $31M

by Associated Press 1/29/2016 11:55 am

A jury has awarded more than $31 million in damages to a former Wal-Mart pharmacist in New Hampshire who claimed she was wrongly fired after reporting safety concerns about co-workers dispensing prescriptions.

Wal-Mart's Shutdown Creates New Food Deserts

by Associated Press 1/27/2016 1:15 pm

An Associated Press analysis shows that the closing of more than 150 Wal-Mart stores nationwide will create three food deserts in Alabama, Kansas and Arkansas.

Murphy USA Plans for Growth Independent of Wal-Mart

by Gwen Moritz 1/26/2016 11:28 am

Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado, the publicly traded spinoff of Murphy Oil Corp., announced Monday a "shift" in its future relationship with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. that will result in more independent gasoline retail locations.