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Early influences shaped merchant mindset
In 1984, at the impressionable age of 17, Doug McMillon's journey with Walmart began in a way that hardly foretold he would one day become CEO.
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Northwest Arkansas Volunteers Help Community
STAFF PHOTO DAVID GOTTSCHALK Maxine Phansiri, left, of Lowell tapes a banister as Kourtney Connell of Bentonville rolls paint Wednesday at the Seven Hills Walker Family Residential Community in Fayetteville.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
The City Wire
Alice Walton named Arkansas Tourism Person of the Year
The annual Henry Awards Banquet took place on Tuesday during the 40th annual Arkansas Governor's Conference on Tourism.
Wal-Mart wants to boost recycled packaging content by 3 billion pounds
The Bentonville, Ark.-based retail giant wants to increase post-consumer recycled content in plastic packaging by 3 billion pounds by 2020.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Bentonville Parent Alleges Abuse, Sues School District And Vista Health
The parent of a Bentonville kindergarten student is suing the school district, saying school officials allowed the child to be transferred to a day treatment center where he was abused, assaulted and physically restrained.
NWACC Waives Out-Of-State Tuition For Veterans After Enrollment Drop
After a drop in enrollment, Northwest Arkansas Community College's Board of Trustees voted Monday to waive out-of-state tuition for veterans and to increase the number of tuition waivers for high school students taking NWACC classes.
Accidents happen, even in hotels
Late one night in an Austrian hotel, Ed Perkins was returning to bed after answering nature's knock when he tripped and cut his head on a piece of furniture.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Parents, Students Get First Look At New Bentonville High School
Bentonville students and parents got their first look at what the planned new high school may look like at an open house event held Monday night.
SEC Gets Split Verdict In Insider Trading Trial
The SEC obtained a split verdict from a jury against two brothers in an insider trading case.
Bankruptcy Judge James Mixon Dies in Little Rock
Judge James G. Mixon, who sat on the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern & Western Districts of Arkansas, has died at his Little Rock home.
The City Wire
Northwest Arkansas commercial development picks up steam
Private investment is beginning to trickle back into the commercial real estate sectors in Benton and Washington counties.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Made with love
Mandalay Asian Cuisine serves popular Chinese and Thai dishes, as well as light American entrees such as steamed salmon stuffed with shrimp and crab meat, as shown by Toua Xiong.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Baxter Bulletin
Engagement: Shannon Hicks & Kathryn Hicks
Shannon is a 2009 graduate of Mountain Home High School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Arkansas where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Springdale Is State's Dominant Job Creator, Chamber of Commerce Says
Springdale has been responsible for 49.1 percent of all jobs created in the entire state of Arkansas for the four year period between Jan. 2010 and December 2013, according to the Springdale Chamber of Commerce.
One killed in Bella Vista wreck
A Ford Escape and a Chevrolet Avalanche collided just before 7:30 a.m. in the southbound lane on Bella Vista Way, south of Kingsland Road.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Now Reading: The Bentonville, Arkansas Effect
There's a lot of anti-Walmart sentiment out there - in Tacoma, and beyond. In that context, an article posted from Eric McAfee of American Dirt, which takes a closer look at the thriving downtown and urban fabric of Walmart's own home town may be of interest.
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The New Wal-Mart CEO Wants Dollar General's Success
The company calls it "investing in price" and it's been an extremely profitable business model based on economies of scale; but it's time for an update.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The City Wire
NWA apartment sector stable despite UA student housing boom
A growing local economy and increased enrollment at the University of Arkansas kept multifamily occupancy levels stable at 96.5% last year, despite the opening of 823 new student housing units since the fall of 2012.
KeyedIna Solutions Takes on Leadership in Sign Industry
With a mission to make KeyedIna Manufacturing - Sign Edition the world's premier business management software for the sign manufacturing industry, global cloud-based software company KeyedIna Solutions is ramping up its role as leader and partner with sign trade associations.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
No School Tuesday For Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville
The four largest school districts in Northwest Arkansas canceled classes for Tuesday due to winter weather conditions, according to school officials in Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville.