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Walmart Asks Judge to Toss Opioid Case

Walmart Asks Judge to Toss Opioid Case

Health CareLegal

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville has asked a federal judge to throw out the Department of Justice's lawsuit against it over allegations that its pharmacists unlawfully dispensed opioids, fueling the national opioid crisis. read more >

22 Years and Change (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

22 Years and Change (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

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The tools will change but not our mission of providing meaningful content that our business audience can't get anywhere else. read more >

Walmart to Pay $300K of $125M Jury Award

Walmart to Pay $300K of $125M Jury Award

Legal

A recent Wisconsin jury award of $125 million against Walmart Inc. for failing to accommodate a longtime employee with Down syndrome will be lowered to $300,000, the maximum amount allowed under federal law. read more >

Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

Business ListBanking & FinanceHealth CareRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Walmart Inc. rules Arkansas Business' annual lists of the state's public companies and how much their executives are paid, and it's hard to imagine a time when that won't be true — especially as the lists get shorter. read more >

Noted Chemical Investor Joins Standard Lithium Board

Noted Chemical Investor Joins Standard Lithium Board

Technology & Telecom

Standard Lithium Ltd., the Canadian firm testing a promising new method of making high-quality battery ingredients from south Arkansas' underground brine fields, adds veteran chemical-industry expert and investor Volker Berl as an independent director. read more >

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

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Megan Crozier, chief merchant for Sam's Club, and University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Athletics Hunter Yurachek are among the featured speakers for the fall Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy in Bentonville. read more >