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Appeals court rejects lawsuit against Wal-Mart directors

NEW YORK — A federal appeals court has rejected a shareholder lawsuit filed against key directors at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. that claimed they allowed and concealed alleged bribery in the company's Mexico division. Continue reading...

Former Wal-Mart exec Don Soderquist dies at 82

SPRINGDALE — Former Wal-Mart executive and Northwest Arkansas business leader Don Soderquist, 82, died Thursday. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart asks suppliers to remove 8 chemicals from products

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart says it's asking its suppliers to eliminate eight chemicals from household and personal care products. Continue reading...

NW BUSINESS PEOPLE

Subscriber onlyJason Lind, vice president of sales at Springdale-based JV. Manufacturing Inc./Cram-A-Lot, received the National Waste & Recycling Association’s 2015 Distinguished Service Award during the 48th annual Waste Expo Conference and Exhibition held in Las Vegas in June. Continue reading...

ON THE AGENDA

Subscriber onlyMonday 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. — Construction and Developers Committee, Mark Zweig Inc., 1200 S. College Ave., Fayetteville. Event of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce. Speaker: Mark Zweig. Cost: free; $12 with lunch. Register: web.fayettevillear.com/events?oe=true/. Information: (479) 521-1710. Continue reading...

INCORPORATIONS

Subscriber onlyBenton County Gonzalezmachado Inc., Michelle Annette Gonzalez, 1601 Whippoorwill Lane, Bentonville Continue reading...

New 8th Street Market underway in Bentonville

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The 8th Street Market will see Bike Rack Brewing Co. open in December and Northwest Arkansas Community College's culinary program begin classes in the spring semester, according to a news release. Continue reading...

Cooperative joins broadband arena with OzarksGo

Subscriber onlyMore and faster broadband access is coming to Northwest Arkansas as its two primary providers are joined by a third and all work to ramp up their connection speeds. Continue reading...