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Private Firms List Led by Blue Cross

Seventeen private companies owned and headquartered in Arkansas are believed to have had revenue of more than $1 billion in 2023. read more >
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State’s Barbecue, Vodka Win Applause

A round-up of Arkansas food and beverage establishments receiving well-earned awards, as well as new restaurants headed your way. read more >
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Walton Family Foundation Names Radhika Fox as Environment Program Fellow (Movers & Shakers)

She is the former assistant administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water. read more >
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Discovering Arkansas: Census Bureau Estimates Show Rising PopulationLock Icon

More than half of Arkansas’ 75 counties have seen their populations grow since 2020, and the state’s population is growing at close to 2%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. read more >
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Canoo Warehouse in Bentonville Available for SubleaseLock Icon

Electric vehicle manufacturer Canoo Technologies may not be moving to Arkansas, but it has a vast new warehouse to sublease in Bentonville. read more >
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Highfill Faces Financial Disaster, Fights to Keep XNALock Icon

The city of Highfill is suing the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Authority, seeking to block it from filing a petition to detach from the city. read more >
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3 Join Alice Walton’s School of Medicine

Amy Wenger, Jonathan Brown and Alexia Riggs have been hired in key positions. read more >
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Arkansas Newk’s Serve Up Innovation

Little Rock brothers Todd and Terry White earlier this month opened their sixth Newk’s Eatery, this one in Bentonville, at 1500 SE Eagles Way, across the road from Northwest Arkansas Community College. read more >
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Pedaling Progress: Bentonville’s Evolution as a Global Cycling HubLock Icon

Manufacturers, retailers and tourists discover Bentonville, the self-proclaimed mountain biking capital of the world. read more >
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Bentonville Reports Record Tourism Revenue in 2022

The increase is a sign of the city's growing profile as a destination for outdoor recreation, the arts and more. read more >

Walton Foundation’s Design Excellence Program Announces 2 Bentonville Projects

The organization also announced the appointment of Ellen Dunham-Jones to the Design Excellence Selection Committee. read more >
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MHP/Team SI Opens Bentonville Office

The 2,500-SF office is located on the Bentonville Square above the Strider bicycle shop and next to the Walmart Museum. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Council Hosts FutureIsNow Session at Crystal Bridges

The session will feature a panel of community activists, city officials and a representative from the 11th Street Bridge Park in Washington D.C., the city’s first elevated public park. read more >
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Walmart Opens Market Fulfillment Center in Northwest Arkansas

It's expected to significantly increase the number of orders the store is able to fulfill in a day, and allow faster fulfillment with lower substitutions. read more >
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Bike Maker YT Industries Plans Shop & Service Center in Bentonville

The two-floor YT MILL, as its known, is set to open downtown at 305 N. Main St. in spring 2024. read more >
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Indoor Pickleball Facility Planned for Bentonville

It's one of 50 Picklemall locations in the works across the U.S. read more >
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National Bicycle Dealers Association to Host Retail Summit in Bentonville

The two-day event will provide an opportunity for bicycle retailers to connect with industry leaders, network with peers and gain valuable insight on best practices around current and future industry needs. read more >
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Hutchinson’s Campaign Launch Highlights Bentonville

Hutchinson's campaign event on Wednesday gives the former two-term governor and increasingly outspoken critic of Donald Trump a chance to introduce himself on a national stage as he makes an uphill bid for the GOP nomination. read more >
Alison Nation, vice president of communications and marketing at Visit Bentonville
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Visit Bentonville Hires Alison Nation as VP of Marketing

Nation joins the tourism and promotion bureau from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, where he had worked since 2008. read more >
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Hiring Firm Central Standard Talent Opens US Headquarters in Bentonville

The company said its location at The Ledger, the new bike-friendly building downtown, will complement its existing headquarters in Guadalajara, Mexico. read more >