Tagged: walmart

More Moe’s On the Way, Owner Says

by Jan Cottingham 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Melanie Hoggard, owner of six Moe’s Southwest Grill locations in Arkansas, is planning to roll out three more Moe’s in the next two years: in Fayetteville and Jonesboro with the third location to be determined, but potentially Fort Smith.

Harps Expands Amid Competition from Wal-Mart, Kroger, Others

by Gwen Moritz 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Harps sold $708 million worth of groceries in the fiscal year that ended in August, enough to make it one of the 15 largest private companies based in Arkansas but a rounding factor for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., headquartered 18 miles away in Bentonville.

7 Arkansas Companies on Fortune 500 List

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2015 10:12 am

Seven firms based in Arkansas find themselves on the lastest list of Fortune 500 companies. Wal-Mart of Bentonville once again tops the list.

But It Feels So Right (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/26/2013 12:00 am

I truly enjoy Facebook, but some of the stuff that gets passed around just makes me want to scream (or use ALL CAPS): “Did you rub any two brain cells together before circulating this junk?” The lack of “critical thinking” skills clearly isn’t limited to “kids these days.” People who are old enough to know better still participate in the sharing of “facts” that just feel so right, even though they can’t withstand even cursory consideration.

Arkansas Eco-Hero: Michelle Mauthe Harvey of the Environmental Defense Fund

by Lauren James 3/18/2013 12:00 am

Michelle Mauthe Harvey's main focuses are product chemicals, sustainable food and agriculture, as well as environmental health issues and alternative energy. For those, she has co-chaired the development of a screening tool for chemicals that Walmart sells — like household cleaners and insecticides. This tool examines alternatives that can be used in the place of toxic chemicals.

Wal-Mart Eyes Springdale Store In 2014, City Aims For More Retail

by Chris Bahn 12/20/2012 1:25 pm

A 180,000-SF Wal-Mart store, set to open in fall 2014, is expected be the anchor tenant for a new 70-acre retail development in west Springdale. City leaders expect interest in the project to be high.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Brings Together Nature With Classics

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/23/2012 12:00 am

Nestled among 120 acres of Ozark woodlands in Bentonville, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is more than a museum — it’s a destination, an economic development tool and a mesmerizing tribute to the history of American art, whose significance extends far beyond the borders of The Natural State.

Commercial Development: Towns Before and After Wal-Mart

by Luke Jones 7/2/2012 12:00 am

As recently as 50 years ago, downtown was still America’s commercial center. A variety of factors moved the center to orbital suburbia. One of those factors was Wal-Mart.

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History Of the World’s Largest Retailer

by Eric Francis 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The lessons Sam Walton learned during those early, successful years of Wal-Mart allowed him to build the most successful retail chain in history. And just like the times that he took his planes up to search for potential Wal-Mart sites, it was Mr. Sam himself who was behind the stick, deciding which direction to go.

Executive Action: Wayne Callahan of Global Walmart Business; H.J. Heinz

by 4/16/2012 12:00 am

A look at Wayne Callahan, President of Global Walmart Business, and his love of the game of golf.

Fat Cat Toys Make People and Pets Laugh

by Karen Martin 9/29/2010 7:20 am

Our two terriers love their Fat Cat toys. And it took them months to destroy them instead of the usual two minutes.

How Store Brands Measure Up Against National Brands

by Karen Martin 9/12/2010 6:59 am

Store brand products can compete with their name-brand counterparts and save shoppers more than $1,000 a year on grocery bills, according to a study from Consumer Reports.

Stay: Toys and Stimuli for Your Favorite Pup

by Soirée Staff 8/2/2010 12:00 am

Here are some mind-stimulating playthings, handmade, natural toys, stylish collars and fun little extras for your pup.

Walton Family To Build Boutique Hotel in Bentonville

by Karen Martin 6/8/2010 3:18 pm

The Walton family, heirs to Wal-Mart Stores' late founder Sam Walton, plan to finance an art-themed hotel in downtown Bentonville near Wal-Mart headquarters and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, currently under construction.

Shoppers: Skip the Miley Cyrus-Brand Jewelry at Walmart

by Karen Martin 5/19/2010 3:58 pm

Miley Cyrus-brand bracelets and necklaces sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide contain high levels of the toxic metal cadmium, according to tests performed for The Associated Press.