Officials with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the Walmart Foundation on Monday (April 22) announced that they have given more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind contributions during the most recent fiscal year.
Arkansas’ jobless rate was 7.2% in March, unchanged from February and just slightly below the 7.3% in March 2012. One of the largest sector drops was in travel and tourism jobs, with employment down more than 2.2% between March and February.
The Poultry Federation announced the opening of the Don & Randal Tyson Conference Center as part of its new building today (April 18). The announcement was made by Marvin Childers, president of The Poultry Federation, and John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods Inc.
Do you wonder who refolds the graphic t-shirts so neatly stacked in perfect rows when consumers run roughshod over the table displays? And who picks up the mess and changes out the seasonal racks at a store open around the clock?
Enplanements at the Fort Smith and Little Rock commercial airports are down in the first quarter of 2013 thanks to declines in American and Delta traffic, but Northwest Arkansas is seeing a positive trend.
Several ongoing and upcoming activities at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport are designed to position XNA for growth as airport officials work with consultants and legislators to negate the potential negative impact of federal budget cuts.
The only thing traded more often than predictions and analysis about who might take the reins at the world’s largest retailer when 63-year-old Mike Duke steps down as president and CEO are Wal-Mart shares.