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Subscriber onlyMonday 1:30-3 p.m. — Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs. Classes include: employability, customer service, clerical, bank teller and industrial. Information: (479) 373-6120. Continue reading...

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From: Wal-Mart CEO paid $23.4M,...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER ...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER Doug McMillon, chief executive officer and president, talks on stage during the annual Wal-Mart Shareholders Meeting on Friday, June 3, 2016, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

German chain has Wal-Mart ready to battle

Discount grocer opening U.S. stores on East Coast

Subscriber onlyA Germany-based grocery chain is weeks away from opening its first stores in the United States and its reputation for being a disruptive force across retail must be taken seriously by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and others, according to retail experts. Continue reading...

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From: For shop owners, closing ...

Reilly Starr, (right) ...

BEBETO MATTHEWSReilly Starr, (right) founder and president of Dapper Dame, a dry cleaning and laundry service, talks with client Dahlia Gutierrez earlier this month in New York.

NYC food vendor starts day early

For 8 hours, he prepares fare in cart on sidewalk

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK -- It's 6 a.m. on a Wednesday, and Kabir Ahmed has hit snooze on his alarm one too many times. He steps softly, barefoot, around his small, second-story apartment in Jamaica, Queens, creaking along the green-and-pink hallway. Continue reading...