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Wal-Mart's Manufacturing Pledge Met With Hope, Skepticism

by Mark Friedman 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s announcement in January 2013 that it would help resuscitate the U.S. manufacturing industry by buying an additional $50 billion worth of American-made items during the next decade has been met with skepticism and cheers.

$10M Walton Family Grant Fuels Amazeum Capital Campaign

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2013 09:08 am

A $10 million matching grant from the Walton Family Foundation is fueling a $28.5 million capital campaign for the Amazeum, a planned interactive family museum to be located near Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

Kathleen McLaughlin to Lead Walmart Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2013 10:02 am

In addition to leading corporate giving for Wal-Mart, McLaughlin will lead the company's global sustainability, women's economic empowerment and healthier food initiatives.