Wal-Mart to build new headquarters; site set near downtown Bentonville

Posted: September 16, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart president and chief exeuctive officer, speaks during the Wal-Mart Shareholders Meeting Friday, June 2, 2017, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is moving forward with plans to build a new home office in Bentonville, replacing a building that has been the hub of the retailer's operations since 1971.

Map showing the Location of Wal-Mart’s new home office

Mervin Jebaraj, interim director for the University of Arkansas' Center for Business and Economic Research, speaks Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at the Hilto...

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