15 hrs ago
St. Petersburg Times
Outside auditor telling Walmart when shelves aren't stocked
Walmart is turning up the pressure to keep its shelves adequately stocked by proposing to tie executive compensation to the issue - and has asked an outside auditor to alert workers which items to focus on by plastering U.S. stores with neon green dots.
19 hrs ago
Walton Arts Center seeks reorganization, restructuring of governing board
With the Walton Arts Center's plans to construct two new venues in Benton County now in place, center officials are seeking to restructure their governing board to reflect a more regional, multi-campus approach.
WAC board to consider moving Arkansas Music Pavilion to Rogers
A rendering by Rogers-based Core Architects shows what a new Arkansas Music Pavilion would look like in Rogers off Interstate 540 near the Pinnacle Hills Promenade.
Thu May 23, 2013
The City Wire
Sales tax revenue improves across the region
Consumers across Northwest Arkansas continue to boost local sales tax collections upward through the first three months of this year, despite the adjustment to higher payroll taxes and a colder winter season.
Walmart exec: Customers do not care about channels
A Walmart executive at the CTIA 2013: Mobile Marketplace conference said that the mobile industry encompasses a variety of channels, but consumers do not care about that.
Bomb Squad Brought In
A member of the Bentonville Police Bomb Squad removes a gasoline can Wednesday from a room at a vacant hotel on Southeast Walton Boulevard near U.S. 71 in Bentonville.
Fayetteville Free Weekly
Creating Verbal Tapestries For Bentonville Artists
Tommy Culpepper of Bentonville had a trying year in 2010 - a divorce, a new city, a new job - but hitting the open mic.
Gov. Beebe Presents Excellence in Global Trade Awards to 4 AR Companies
Governor Mike Beebe on Wednesday presented four Arkansas companies with the Governor's Award for Excellence in Global Trade during an awards luncheon at the Governor's Mansion.
Wed May 22, 2013
POLICE: Suspicious Items at Bentonville Motel a 'Mystery'
Posted on: 7:34 am, May 22, 2013, by Leah Seiter , Christine Whitten and Allison Woods , updated on: 03:21pm, May 22, 2013 Police Chief Jon Simpson said several various, suspicious items were found inside a vacant motel room Wednesday .
Tue May 21, 2013
Walmart pledges $1M for Moore tornado recovery
The Bentonville, Ark.-based company said Tuesday that it will make donations of cash and materials equal to $1 million.
Mon May 20, 2013
BC Alert System Ready In Case of Severe Weather
The Benton County Alert System is available for free and it just takes minutes to sign up.
Wal-Mart told to provide more info in bribe case
A judge in Delaware ordered attorneys for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to turn over more information to shareholders seeking records on how the company responded to allegations of bribery involving its operations in Mexico.
Thu May 16, 2013
Retailers Act To Boost Bangladesh Safety
In the wake of last month's factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 workers, a host of retailers have signed a safety agreement that mandates inspections, training and even repairs at garment factories in the Asian country.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Wal-Mart's 1Q profit, sales disappoint
The world's largest retailer reported Thursday that its first-quarter profit edged up slightly, but the company struggled with a sales slump in its namesake business.
Tue May 14, 2013
Bentonville college votes to opt out of gun law
BENTONVILLE, AR - Northwest Arkansas Community College is the latest institution to opt out of a state law that allows faculty and staff to carry concealed guns on campus.
5 Ark. administrators become master principals
The Arkansas State Board of Education is recognizing five principals who've completed the work needed to become master school principals.
Mon May 13, 2013
Monday night's Pomp and Circumstance open line
IMBODEN GRADUATION: Class motto: Our lives are before us, the past is behind us, but our memories are forever with us.
Sun May 12, 2013
FDIC Scores $6.4M Judgment in ANB Financial Case
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., acting as the receiver of the defunct ANB Financial of Bentonville, easily scored another multimillion-dollar judgment last week against a Benton County developer.
Fri May 10, 2013
Benton County Declares Disaster Amid Flooding
Benton County has been declared a disaster due to continuing flooding. Benton County Judge Robert D. Clinard made the declaration Friday morning as a result of heavy rains which started Thursday.
The City Wire
Colleges, universities begin to set campus gun policies
Despite all of the discussion in the legislature about Act 226, a bill that would allow faculty and staff to carry a concealed firearm on college campuses, NorthWest Arkansas Community College has received a recommendation to its Board of Trustees to exercise the right to ban firearms on campus.