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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 >

Waltons Among Forbes' Top 20 Richest

Waltons Among Forbes' Top 20 Richest

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The Walton family has fallen out of the top 10 of Forbes magazine's list of the country's 400 richest people. read more >

Update: Rob Walton To Step Down as Chairman of Wal-Mart

Update: Rob Walton To Step Down as Chairman of Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart says board Chairman Rob Walton will step down and be succeeded by Vice Chairman Greg Penner, who is Walton's son-in-law. Walton, son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, has been chairman since 1992. The company says the 70-year-old will continue to serve as a director. Jim Walton, another son of the late founder, also remains on the board. read more >

Sustainability Efforts Mean Big Environmental Impact at Wal-Mart

Sustainability Efforts Mean Big Environmental Impact at Wal-Mart

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In 2005 Wal-Mart launched its sustainability program, designed to encourage corporate environmental responsibility. In attempting to take leadership on the issue and drive the global conversation, Wal-Mart established three broad goals: to be supplied 100 percent by renewable energy, create zero waste and to sell products that sustain people and the environment. read more >