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Walmart to Outscource Some Financial Functions to Genpact

Walmart to Outscource Some Financial Functions to Genpact

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville will transfer some of its finance and accounting employees to Genpact of New York, which will help the retailer manage some of its financial functions.
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Windstream Holdings Reports $41M in 3Q Net Income

For the first time since the second quarter of 2016, Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock has swung from a loss to a profit.
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ConversionPoint to Buy Inuvo in $75M Deal

Privately held ConversionPoint Technologies Inc. of Newport Beach, California, has agreed to buy publicly traded Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock in a cash-and-stock deal worth about $75 million.
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