Big box retailers Wal-Mart and Target are no strangers to competition, going head-to-head in the U.S. market for more than four decades. But the latest frontier for these two players lies north of the border in Canada.
Likely to garner broad interest is an estimated $30 million inheritance-related lawsuit filed in Newton County, Arkansas, involving family members of Banquet Foods founder Howard Stamper and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Red Cross, Greenpeace, the National Audubon Society, the ACLU, PETA, the M
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak made his first-ever trip to Arkansas over the weekend, but he was not here to enjoy all the natural beauty the state has to offer or to meet with Wal-Mart executives about launching a new product line.
On a 24-9 vote with two GOP lawmakers not voting, the Arkansas Senate approved SB 1020, The Health Care Independence Act of 2013. All 14 Democrats in the Senate voted for the measure, while Republicans split with 10 voting to support, 9 opposing and Sens.
It has been talked about for years and by the end of next year, residents will be able to drive along a small stretch of what will eventually be Interstate 49, which will stretch from Lafayette, La., to Kansas City, Mo.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill Halter already has a campaign fund of $1 million, but an opinion writer for Talk Business believes former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross is the the “last, best hope” for Democrats to hold the Arkansas Governor’s office.