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Wal-Mart’s McMillon paid $25.3 million in fiscal 2014

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart’s top earner for the retailer’s 2014 fiscal year is new President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon, whose total compensation package doubled to $25.3 million, according to a Wednesday filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission. Continue reading...

By road, rail, Wright home moved to state

J.B. Hunt donates services for shift to Crystal Bridges

Subscriber onlyLOWELL — The Bachman Wilson House, a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home acquired in January by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, has arrived in Northwest Arkansas after traveling by road and rail from where it was built in Millstone, N.J., 60 years ago. Continue reading...

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...

Food-aid cut hurts, Wal-Mart tells SEC

Subscriber onlyAs Wal-Mart strives to maintain its spot as the world’s largest retailer, the company and its shareholders have lots to be anxious about — from growing competition from other retailers and the wrath of Mother Nature to legal and regulatory action and economic strains here and abroad, according to a company report. Continue reading...

World's Largest Retailer, Walmart, Drives Business Trends From Bentonville Headquarters

Subscriber onlyWalmart Stores Inc. reaches around the world from its sprawling, nondescript brick building on Southwest Eighth Street in Bentonville. At home, the world's largest retailer is an essential part of the area's economic engine. Continue reading...

Walmart To Go has a bigger feel

Convenience store debuts in Bentonville with food focus

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc.’s first standalone convenience store, which opened quietly last weekend just down the street from the retailer’s world headquarters, looks like a convenience store in front but feels more like a Wal-Mart inside. Continue reading...

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