Tagged: wal-mart stores inc.

Wal-Mart Vendor AMG Sues Partner After Abrupt Cancellation

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Wal-Mart vendor Active Marketing Group Inc. is suing EB Brands Holdings Inc. for abruptly severing its client relationship after more than 25 years.

Executive Recruiter Cameron Smith on Assessing Assistants

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Cameron Smith founded the executive recruitment firm Cameron Smith & Associates in 1992. The firm has gone on to become the top provider of executive talent to the almost 1,400 vendors doing business with Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Wal-Mart Legal Department Gives UA Program $50K

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/13/2016 4:13 pm

The legal department at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville has committed $50,000 per year for the next three years to support the University of Arkansas School of Law’s existing diversity program.

Group Releasing Undercover Video for Cage-Free Egg Push

by Associated Press 4/13/2016 12:36 pm

An animal welfare group said it hopes undercover video filmed inside a farm showing how hens are treated will get more U.S. food sellers behind cage-free eggs.

Museum of Discovery, Wal-Mart Partner to Promote Mentors for Women in STEM

by Alexis Hosticka 4/13/2016 10:05 am

The Museum of Discovery and the Arkansas STEM Coalition are partnering with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville to introduce "Million Women Mentors" in central Arkansas.

Bentonville's Harrison French Buys Massachusetts Architecture Firm

by Jan Cottingham 4/12/2016 2:25 pm

Harrison French & Associates, the Bentonville architectural firm that focuses on retail design, has bought ALLEVATO Architects of Franklin, Massachusetts, giving HFA a presence in the Northeast.

Chambers Appointment to USA Truck Board Product of Search for Gender Diversity, IT Experience

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

USA Truck Inc. retained Cameron Smith & Associates of Rogers to source candidates for open board position.

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.