Federal prisoners won’t be eating bacon for breakfast or pulled pork sandwiches or any other pork-related food as the Federal Bureau of Prisons has cut pork from its food service menu effective in fiscal 2016, which began Oct. 1.
In less than a week Bentonville-based America’s Car-Mart has opened two more dealerships, expanding its reach across Georgia with this latest 145th car lot located in Macon. This is the buy here, pay here dealer’s ninth car lot in Georgia. The company opened its 144th dealership on Oct.
Arvest Bank announced Thursday (Oct. 8) that Amber Partee has joined the bank’s Springdale market as a consumer lender at the Emma Avenue branch. In addition, Greg Stanfill was promoted to community bank director for Arvest Benton County.
The University of Arkansas School of Law was recently recognized a “best value” by the National Jurist and preLaw magazines. The law school ranked No. 7, marking the third consecutive year the school placed in the top 10.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it is expanding the selection of protein bars like Clif, Kind, and Special K, and moving these fitness foods out of the pharmacy area into the main grocery aisles beginning in January.
Wal-Mart names Dan Bryant as its new senior vice president of global public policy and government affairs, according to an internal memo written by Dan Barlett, executive vice president of corporate affairs for the retail giant.
One of Wal-Mart Stores’s largest suppliers ConAgra Foods announced a major restructuring underway at this time. CEO Sean Connolly said Friday that the company will lay-off 1,500 office-based employees around the globe and it will also move its corporate headquarters from Omaha to Chicago.
Springdale-based NanoMech has recently launched its own transport division to address the trucking and railroad industry requirements for increased sustainability, performance, reliability and efficiency.
United Technologies, doing business as Pratt & Whitney, was on Wednesday (Sept. 30) awarded an $11.347 million contract to remanufacture a rear engine turbine case. Such cases are part of engines used on the F-15 and F-16 fighter jets and certain unmanned air combat vehicles.
The U.S. Marshals Museum on Tuesday (Sept. 29) announced receipt of a $100,000 pledge from the Hille Foundation of Tulsa in honor of David Bradley, a retired Deputy U.S. Marshal from Ketchum, Okla. The grant will go toward construction of the future U.S. Marshals Museum.
Whole Foods Market will eliminate approximately 1,500 jobs, or 1.6% of its workforce, over the next eight weeks, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Sept. 28.