Tagged: wal-mart stores inc.

Video: Watch the Walmart Shareholders' Meeting Here

by Lance Turner 6/1/2018 7:46 am

The Walmart annual shareholders' meeting, hosted by actor and comedian Jamie Foxx, took place beginning at Bud Walton Arena on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville.

Walmart, Other Retailers Step Up Personalization on Their Websites

by Lance Turner 4/17/2018 7:11 am

Shoppers will see more personalization based on where they are and what they've bought before on the Walmart website, as the retailer and several other stores try to build stronger connections with shoppers used to the customization of Amazon.

Walmart to Move Formal Business Out of Walton Arena Party

by Lance Turner 3/29/2018 9:47 am

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville said Wednesday that it will change the format of its annual shareholders meeting, which takes place June 1 at Bud Walton Arena at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

Wal-Mart Wins Challenge to Refusal of Liquor Licenses in Texas

by Associated Press 3/21/2018 8:44 am

An industry association representing Texas' liquor store operators says it will appeal a federal judge's ruling that opens the door for Walmart in Texas to sell liquor by the bottle.

Not Handy? Walmart Offers TV Installers, Furniture Builders

by Associated Press 3/19/2018 10:10 am

Walmart doesn't just want to sell TVs and furniture — it wants to send a professional home to set them up, too.

On Medicaid? Amazon Offers Recipients a Prime Discount

by Associated Press 3/8/2018 11:17 am

Amazon has taken another step to woo low-income shoppers to its site and away from rival Walmart.

Walmart Expanding Meal Kits to More Stores

by Associated Press 3/5/2018 10:29 am

Walmart is expanding its meal kits nationwide after testing the service in some of its stores, a move that will heighten its competition with Amazon.

Walmart, Dick's Take Harder Line Against Guns

by Associated Press 3/1/2018 7:12 am

Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart took steps Wednesday to restrict gun sales, adding two retail heavyweights to the growing rift between corporate America and the gun lobby.

Walmart Launching New Clothes Brands, as Target, Amazon Have

by Associated Press 2/27/2018 9:43 am

Walmart is launching new private-label clothing brands, a move its rivals Target and Amazon have made as well.

Walmart to Launch New Online Home Shopping Experience

by Associated Press 2/22/2018 7:05 am

Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers discover items based on their style.

Walmart's Bruising Battle with Amazon Saps 4Q Results

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 2/20/2018 6:46 am

The world's largest retailer reports smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter profit as it wrestles with slower e-commerce sales.

Venture Fund Invests in Startups to Improve Labor Practices

by Associated Press 1/30/2018 11:16 am

Companies like Apple and Walt Disney as well as Walmart's philanthropic foundation are investors in a $23 million venture fund aiming to use tools like artificial intelligence and blockchain technology to improve global labor practices.

Cooler Heads (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Where NAFTA can be improved, it should be improved, but scrapping the pact in its entirety would create real economic pain in Arkansas.

Walmart Layoffs at Home Office to Cost Up to 499 Their Jobs

by Associated Press 1/25/2018 3:26 pm

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, is laying off workers at its Arkansas headquarters this week.

Small-Town Budgets Hurting From Loss of Mini Walmarts

by Associated Press 1/22/2018 8:22 am

The closure of Wal-Mart's small-footprint Express stores have hurt the budgets of some small towns.

Gender Diversity on Company Boards Accelerates in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Since November 2014, the last time Arkansas Business measured the estrogen fueling the state’s publicly traded companies, the number of women directors has grown by more than 40 percent, and the number of all-male boards has been cut in half.

Northwest Arkansas Businesses Focusing on Inclusion

by Marty Cook 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas business executives and academic leaders say there is no longer any question that the area’s population is growing more diverse.

Wal-Mart Names Judith McKenna CEO of International

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2018 9:46 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville promotes Judith McKenna to president and CEO of Walmart International, the company's second-largest operating segment.

Wal-Mart Gives Workers a Way to Get Paid Earlier

by Associated Press 12/14/2017 9:22 am

Walmart is providing workers with an app aimed at helping them budget their money and get paid before payday.

In the Age of Amazon, Walmart is Changing Its Legal Name

by Associated Press 12/6/2017 9:58 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon's increasing dominance.