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Soon, money transfers by Wal-Mart

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Thursday that it’s getting into the domestic money-transfer business, using lower fees and a simplified process to undercut competitors Western Union Inc. and MoneyGram International Inc., which already offers money-transfer services in Wal-Mart’s 4,000 U.S. stores. Continue reading...

Retailer talks of efficient building

Wal-Mart store is first of its kind

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart’s sustainability expert, Don Moseley, talks a lot about the retailer’s first LEED-certified store in South Euclid, Ohio. Continue reading...

Retailer opens up job shifts online

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. has completed the rollout of a program that allows employees to go on the company’s employee website and sign up for open shifts as they become available. Continue reading...

Springdale crossing soon to get tenants

Wal-Mart,Arvest planning to move in

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — A nodule of sought-after businesses is forming around one of the few underdeveloped interchanges along the Interstate 540 corridor — the highway’s intersection with Elm Springs Road in Springdale. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart opens up to Wild Oats, seeks organic-food edge

Subscriber onlyWild Oats, considered a pioneer in the organic-food industry, is making a comeback in Wal-Mart. Continue reading...

Museum finds place for house

Wright structure to be near art facilities’ south doors

Subscriber onlyOfficials at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art have chosen a spot on the museum’s 120-acre grounds for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Bachman Wilson House, which was disassembled at its original site on the Millstone River in New Jersey and is awaiting transport to Bentonville. Continue reading...

Restored art wins museum honors

Subscriber onlyCrystal Bridges Museum of American Art recently won the Arkansas Museum Association’s award for Outstanding Achievement in Conservation for its restorative work on Vaquero, a 16-foot fiberglass sculpture of a Mexican cowboy atop a bucking bronco. Continue reading...

CVS adding four stores in state

Locations planned for Sherwood, Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyNew England-based pharmacy retailer CVS Caremark Corp. is adding four stores in key Arkansas locations — three of them in Wal-Mart’s backyard of Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Painter’s interest in hotels, motels focus of talk, tunes

Subscriber onlyWhat Leo Mazow knows about American painter Edward Hopper could fill a hotel room. Continue reading...

Probe’s 2 years cost Wal-Mart $439 million

Subscriber onlyA probe into whether global retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is costing the company millions — $439 million over the past two fiscal years and up to $240 million in the current fiscal year — and the tally is expected to rise even higher before all matters are settled. Continue reading...

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 Bob Thonton, Tim Graham, Bill Schwyhart and J.B. Hunt.

Bob Thonton, Tim Graham, Bill Schwyhart and J.B. Hunt.

Published: September 12, 2010

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