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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.

Must Be Present to Win (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Mayor Mark Stodola wants Little Rock to be a candidate for the location of Amazon’s second headquarters, and assuming the expense isn’t ridiculous, we can’t see the harm. And who knows? Some good might come from it.

Wal-Mart to Build New Headquarters in Bentonville

by Sarah Campbell-Miller and Lance Turner 9/15/2017 12:15 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to build a new headquarters in Bentonville, CEO Doug McMillon announced to employees on Friday.

Wal-Mart Dives into Voice-Activated Shopping with Google

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 8/23/2017 8:19 am

Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone.

Wal-Mart Expands Grocery Service with Uber to 2 More Markets

by Associated Press 8/21/2017 10:09 am

Walmart is expanding its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing service Uber to two more markets — Dallas and Orlando, Florida.

Online Sales, Solid Store Traffic Boost Wal-Mart in 2Q

by Associated Press 8/17/2017 7:00 am

Americans are going into Walmart stores and they're spending money on its website, pushing the performance of the world's biggest retailer beyond Wall Street expectations during the second-quarter. The retailer said online sales surged 60 percent, and U.S. same-store sales increased 1.8 percent, the 12th straight quarter of growth.

Arkansas Banks Signing on to Mobile Wallets

by Marty Cook 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Most people’s smartphones already serve as camera, watch and music player. Now smartphones are increasingly becoming wallets, too.

Municipal League Seeks Special Session to Collect Online Sales Tax

by Mark Friedman 7/17/2017 12:00 am

It may be futile, but several Arkansas cities are urging Gov. Asa Hutchinson to hold a special session to pass legislation to force out-of-state online retailers to start collecting sales taxes.

Mayor Bob McCaslin Says Bonds Spent on Bentonville Resources Show Crystal Clear Effects

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Bob McCaslin served two terms as an alderman before being elected to his first term as mayor of Bentonville in November 2006.

Walmart Unveils New Tools to Help Shoppers Save Time

by Associated Press 7/13/2017 10:43 am

Walmart is pushing convenience for the back-to-school shopping season as it tries to compete better with Amazon.

Wal-Mart Seeks New Products Amid Online Battle with Amazon

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 6/29/2017 6:57 am

The 500 businesses selected to take part in Wal-Mart's fourth annual "Open Call" Wednesday have already been offered spots on the company's online portals, as it battles Amazon for billions of dollars in revenue.

Wal-Mart Holds Fourth Supplier Open Call

by Marty Cook 6/28/2017 1:29 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville invited more than 500 suppliers of U.S.-made products to pitch products at the company's fourth "Open Call" on Wednesday.

Even With Whole Foods, Amazon Would Need More Warehouses to Reshape Delivery

by Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters 6/26/2017 7:04 am

If Amazon.com Inc. hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process.

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