Wal-Mart initiative nets more state jobs

Posted: November 1, 2013 at 12:26 a.m.

Wal-Mart U.S. President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Simon’s (shown) commitment in January for the retailer to purchase more products developed in the United States has led to companies relocating here.

A second Chinese manufacturer has signed a deal to move at least some of its operations to Northwest Arkansas, the head of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission confirmed Thursday.

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