So far no Northwest Arkansas companies have become subzones of Foreign Trade Zone 14 in Little Rock. Rumors that a new foreign trade zone was coming to the area do not appear to be accurate given the issue was researched and discarded a year ago.
Retail giant Wal-Mart claims actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and the other passengers involved in the Limo accident with one of its semi trucks were partially to blame because they were not wearing seatbelts.
Ability to quickly assess customer demand, redefine the shopping process and give consumers time savings on top of low prices are just a few reasons Wal-Mart Stores – the nation’s largest grocer – is testing its unique “Pickup Grocery” format in Bentonville.
The deal by Spartan Logistics to acquire the large warehouse and distribution center and a little more than 50 acres from Whirlpool has closed, with Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tim Allen saying the ownership change should streamline economic development efforts relat
Grocery drive-up convenience with low price guarantees are the latest ploy by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to bridge the digital and physical retail worlds. And on Monday (Sept. 29) the retail giant is unveiled its Walmart Pickup Grocery service to registered customers in Northwest Arkansas.
Grant Tennille, director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, says it’s time for Arkansas to refocus economic relations with Taiwan, the democratic island nation whose connection and relationship with China has improved.
• Mars announces leadership changes
Mars Food has promoted Fiona Dawson its next president. She has the responsibility for Mars drinks and European multisales. She succeeds Poul Weihrauch, who has been named president of Mars global petcare, effective Jan. 1.
The committee tasked with exploring a three-year trial sanctioned sports program at NorthWest Arkansas Community College met Thursday (Sept. 25) at the community college, but deferred setting a budget until next month.
How does a retailer or product supplier find the proverbial “Bubba” to review a deer hunting product? Or how would a property manager based in Fayetteville or Fort Smith quickly verify that a lawn service recently mowed the yard at rental property in Boca Raton, Fla.?
As pump prices across Arkansas retail locations move below the psychological $3 a gallon level, local price wars are igniting at strategic and high-traffic transportation hubs as consumers employ smartphone apps and other digital tools to find the cheapest gas.