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Crystal Bridges to team with 20 schools on arts

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will work with more than 20 schools over a multiyear period to determine the effect a sustained partnership could have on advancing education through the arts.

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Wal-Mart's profit falls, beats forecast

1Q online sales, store traffic perk up

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s profits declined 1.3 percent during the first quarter of its fiscal year, but an e-commerce surge and strong sales across its U.S. stores showed the company continues to attract shoppers during a challenging time for other retailers.

Wal-Mart pregnancy rules draw suit

Two former Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees have filed a lawsuit against the retailer, alleging thousands of pregnant workers were denied the same accommodations as those with disabilities.

Wal-Mart, tech firm plan startup hub

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has partnered with RevUnit, a Bentonville-based tech firm, to establish a hub for young startups that is to be called Exchange.

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Dillard's profit, stock take hit

Net income slumps 14% in 1Q; shares close $10.13 lower

Shares of Dillard's Inc. stock tumbled Thursday after the Little Rock-based company reported profits of $66.3 million for the first quarter, a 14 percent decrease from the same period a year ago.

UA to offer new M.B.A. program track

The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville will begin offering a health-care management track for its executive Master of Business Administration program.

Harrison, Davis, Furr receive UA awards

Robert Harrison, Andy Davis and Amanda Furr received alumni awards recognizing their career accomplishments from the University of Arkansas College of Engineering.

Amazon fires a shot in shipping war

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. threw a jab at Amazon.com earlier this year when it began offering free, two-day shipping without a membership fee for online orders of $35 or more.

Wal-Mart goal: Monitor cupboards

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has filed a patent application for a platform to track products in consumers' homes through the use of sensors that could trigger automatic replenishment, suggest additional items to buy and help the retailer collect data regarding consumer habits.

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Shovels turn on Chaffee project

Buildings to be pizzeria, offices

FORT SMITH -- The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority enjoyed what Director Ivy Owen described as a "momentous occasion" Monday.