Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville considers getting certified under a new international program that could help companies defend themselves against isolated cases of corruption or poor business practices.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and other retailers are shelving considerations to move supply bases closer to the United States in the face of a possible border tax, banking instead on killing support for the tax idea in Congress.
Ask experts around the state to name the next Arkansas company to break out financially, and you’re liable to get a nonanswer, but the experts do predict one thing: The next Big Thing in Arkansas will come in the digital field.
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 Stores Inc.'s Chilean unit will invest $800 million in the country over the next three years and open 55 to 60 new supermarkets, the company said on Wednesday, a significant outlay at a time of slow economic growth.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will launch its first investment arm to expand its e-commerce business in partnership with retail start-ups, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. The plan is being spearheaded by Marc Lore, Wal-Mart's e-commerce chief, who joined company from Jet.com, which it acquired for more than $3 billion in August.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced that 850,000 of its employees in the U.S. — including 8,800 in Little Rock and 20,000 in Arkansas — received a share of $157 million in cash bonuses based on their stores' fourth-quarter performance.