Pet specialty retailer PetSmart announced this week that it has been working with J.P. Morgan Securities and law firm Wachell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz to explore several alternatives to increase shareholder value including a sale of the company.
Horses for Healing (HFH) seeks volunteers across Northwest Arkansas to help make a positive difference in the lives of children with special needs across the region. HFH’s next session begins Sept. 16. Children will attend therapeutic riding lessons Tuesdays through Fridays for 12 weeks.
The Arkansas Lottery Commission voted Wednesday (Aug. 20) to close its three regional claim centers in Springdale, Jonesboro and Camden, a savings measure expected to free as much as $381,000 to fund additional scholarships for Arkansas students.
Amazon recently removed the pre-ordering option for several DVD releases of Walt Disney Co. over a pricing dispute. But competitor Wal-Mart wasted no time in promoting pre-orders for the same films shunned by Amazon.
Northwest Health Systems and Willow Creek Women’ facility in Northwest Arkansas are among dozens of health providers within Community Health System’s operations to recently have their computers hacked.
Supporters of raising the minimum wage and a group wanting a statewide vote on expanding alcohol sales have both turned in additional numbers of signatures to potentially qualify their measures for the November ballot.
Wal-Mart Stores is in need of more retail workers in China and is working with China Chain Store and Franchise Association on a three-year training program aimed at producing 20,000 additional vocational graduates to meet the growing retail demand, according to China Daily.
The International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) recently announced the cities and trails that achieved Ride Center recognition and Bentonville was on the list along with Sun Valley, Idaho; Livigno, Italy and Taupo, New Zealand.
Blue Rooster is finalizing plans to open a poultry deboning operation at the former H&L Poultry plant in Warren, and anticipates 100 new jobs will be created, according to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.
Rosalind Brewer, president and CEO of Sam’s Club, officially was named presiding co-chair of the Northwest Arkansas Council during its annual meeting held Wednesday (Aug. 13) at the 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville.
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) has announced that construction contractor Kolb Grading will begin rock blasting operations on the west side of McKissic Creek Road in Benton County as part of the Bella Vista Bypass construction work.