Shale-gas production in Arkansas has not resulted in groundwater contamination, according to a study by researchers at Duke University and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday that it has barred dozens of apparel factories in Bangladesh from supplying goods to the retailer.
‘Real’ appeal sells retailer as more than low-wage jobs
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville has begun a national television and online marketing campaign focusing on how the company not only helps customers save money, but also provides “tremendous career opportunities.”
Revenue up slightly, but profit plummets from last year
Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday reported mixed results for the second quarter of its fiscal year, with revenue rising slightly to $8.4 billion compared with $8.3 billion a year ago, while net income was down sharply.
Two centers at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville are partnering on research to implement new and emerging visual identification technology in retail settings, aimed in part at keeping store shelves stocked with merchandise shoppers want.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Wednesday that it is fulfilling a commitment that Bill Simon, president and chief executive of the company’s U.S. stores division, made in January to provide employees with more transparency in shift scheduling, aimed at allowing workers to choose more hours and expand their knowledge of store operations.
FAYETTEVILLE — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack paid homage Tuesday to Arkansas’ farming and livestock industry, noting that he was motivated by former Arkansas U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers, Arkansas’ Bill Clinton and others as his career in agricultural policy developed.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville on Monday reaffirmed its goal of eventually being powered 100 percent by renewable energy such as solar and wind power, outlining short-term goals for the next several years.
Shelves full, retailer insists, but analysts cite staff cuts
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville has come under scrutiny — and not in a favorable way — for being out of stock on some items and for customers facing long waits at checkout lines because of reduced staffing levels.
75-24 Senate vote energizes backers
Congress is now debating legislation, dubbed the Marketplace Fairness Act, that would add state sales taxes to many items shoppers now buy from Internet retailers.