American Resort Management, the Erie, Pa.-based company set to operate the Parrot Island Waterpark at Ben Geren Regional Park, announced Thursday (Jan. 29) that more than 1,000 votes were received in the contest to name features of the waterpark.
It’s time to start the new year at Wal-Mart Stores and that typically signals the end of road for some corporate employees. The retail giant eliminated about 50 positions at its corporate headquarters in Bentonville on Wednesday (Jan.
NorthWest Arkansas Community College enrolled more than 7,300 credit students for the spring 2015 semester, NWACC officials announced today, but the number was down 3.2% or 238 students from the same period last year.
Dollar General will hold the grand opening of a new store at 1701 Grand Ave. in Fort Smith on Saturday, Jan. 31, beginning at 8 a.m. The Goodlettsville, Tenn.,-based retailer will hand out $10 gift cards to the first 50 adult shoppers to visit the store.
Family Dollar shareholders approved the $8.5 billion deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree with 74% of the votes cast in favor of the merger on Thursday (Jan. 22). Shareholders passed on the hostile $9.1 billion all-cash offer by Dollar General amid regulatory concerns.
Wal-Mart has settled a civil suit with the family of James McNair, the comedian killed last year in an auto fatality involving a Walmart truck. McNair, 62, was traveling with comedian Tracy Morgan who was also seriously injured in the crash that took place in New Jersey.
Unlike Target Stores, retail behemoth Wal-Mart is not backing down on efforts to grow market share north of the border. Walmart Canada will open 11 new supercenters this month as its fiscal 2015 comes to an end Jan. 31.
ABF Freight has partnered with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the U.S. Army on a joint program to help soldiers transition from military service to the civilian world with work as a truck driver.