Northwest Arkansas


Walmart Makes Annual Meeting Online-Only

Walmart Makes Annual Meeting Online-Only

by Lance Turner – 5 days ago

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville says it will not hold its annual employee celebration event, which typically attracts thousands of employees from all over the world, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

George's Inc. Gives Temporary Pay Raises

George's Inc. Gives Temporary Pay Raises
22 hours ago

Chicken producer George's Inc. of Springdale says it will temporarily raise hourly pay for 7,300 employees as an "appreciation bonus" for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Business as Usual for Arkansas Truckers

Business as Usual for Arkansas Truckers

Health CareRestaurants & FoodTransportation

Nothing much has changed for Gary Mars and his colleagues during the coronavirus pandemic, except for a greater difficulty in finding somewhere they can go to the bathroom. read more >

Tyson Foods to Pay Workers $500 Bonus

Tyson Foods to Pay Workers $500 Bonus

Restaurants & Food

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said it would pay about $60 million in bonuses to 116,000 truckers and employees as a "thank you" for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Businesses can begin preparing now to apply for assistance under the federal rescue package signed last week by President Trump, but it will be about two weeks before they can turn in their paperwork. read more >

The Last Epidemic (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Last Epidemic (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareEditor's Note

Every graph is still showing exponential spread of the coronavirus in the United States. South Korea seems to have been the only country that got ahead of this thing, but that's easier to do when your land mass is about 70% the size of Arkansas. read more >