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Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

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Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >

Retail Sales Up 17.7% in May

Retail Sales Up 17.7% in May

Retail sales in the United States rose a record 17.7% in May, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, reflecting a surge in buying as businesses that had been shuttered because of the coronavirus pandemic reopened. read more >

Walmart Reviews Prison Labor Policy

Walmart Reviews Prison Labor Policy

Walmart Inc. says it will continue to review its policy on working with suppliers that deploy prison labor, as part of its review of overall practices in the wake of civil unrest over racial inequality. read more >

UA Supply Chain Program Ranked No. 1

UA Supply Chain Program Ranked No. 1

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The undergraduate supply chain management program at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville was ranked the top program in North America by Gartner, a global research firm. read more >

B-Unlimited Pivots as Masking Agent

B-Unlimited Pivots as Masking Agent

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B-Unlimited of Fayetteville is best known as the apparel company that makes college-themed T-shirts; CEO Ben Clark said B-Unlimited reached $10 million in sales in 2019. read more >

The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Since I’m not at all sure any of us have a good grasp on how much our worlds will have been changed by the pandemic, I think of this week’s list as a final snapshot of the old normal that will be valuable when it comes time to document the new normal. read more >