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Tech World Still a Man’s World

Tech World Still a Man’s World

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Although the percentage of women in the U.S. workforce now stands at 46.8%, it remains much lower than that in the technology sector. read more >

Mayor Sees Signs Amazon May Stay in NLR Awhile

Mayor Sees Signs Amazon May Stay in NLR Awhile

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North Little Rock has 17 acres to offer to Amazon for a permanent facility or expansion. A permanent or expanded facility would require at least 10-15 acres and could create up to 300 jobs, according to the Mayor Joe Smith. read more >

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

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It’s been almost two years since Arkansas Business listed the state’s top stockholders based on the value of publicly disclosed stock. Since then, the Walton family’s fortune — the part disclosed publicly — has increased by more than $20 billion. read more >

Walmart Service to Deliver Groceries Inside Customers' Homes

Walmart Service to Deliver Groceries Inside Customers' Homes

Walmart is now offering to have one of its employees deliver fresh groceries and put them in your refrigerator when you're not home. The service, called InHome Delivery, rolls out this fall to 1 million customers in three cities: Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Missouri, and Vero Beach, Florida. read more >

Walmart Begins Rolling Out Next-Day Shipping

Walmart Begins Rolling Out Next-Day Shipping

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Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The retailer says next-day delivery will roll out to 75% of the U.S. population by year-end. read more >

Startup Roadie Gets More Stephens Cash

Startup Roadie Gets More Stephens Cash

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Five years after its founding, Roadie, the crowdsourced delivery service startup based in Atlanta, has attracted partnerships with major retailers, including Walmart, and, in February, $37 million in new funding. read more >

Walmart Challenges Amazon with Grocery Delivery

Walmart Challenges Amazon with Grocery Delivery

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Shortly after Walmart opened its first Supercenters with food markets in 1988, top executives began to see groceries as the retail titan’s future bread and butter. Now Walmart is America’s biggest grocery seller, and food is becoming ammunition in the Bentonville company’s online duel with Amazon. read more >

Poppy Seed Overdose Prompts Lawsuit

Poppy Seed Overdose Prompts Lawsuit

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The parents of a Fayetteville man who died of a morphine overdose after drinking tea he made from poppy seeds he ordered from Amazon are suing the online retailer and Sincerely Nuts Inc. of New York, which marketed and sold the 5-pound bag of poppy seeds. read more >

With Some Prime Help, An Entrepreneur Rises

With Some Prime Help, An Entrepreneur Rises

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With marketing visibility through Amazon.com and help from the online retailer’s order fulfillment service, Cindy Green’s Neurons Not Included has doubled sales nearly every year since 2012 read more >

In the Internet of Things, Many Things to Worry About

In the Internet of Things, Many Things to Worry About

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The convenience of computer networks and smartphones and data-sharing devices — the “internet of things” — can seem a godsend to those who appreciate the speed and ease of staying connected. For others, the all-inclusiveness of the IoT — eye-oh-tee, as most tech people say — means a constant battle for security. read more >