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Eastern Oklahoma seeing a resurgence in poultry farming

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas poultry companies in recent years have been looking elsewhere to raise their chickens, mostly in east Oklahoma. Continue reading...

Walmart gives out millions in grants to assist art, care groups

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. announced plans Tuesday morning to donate more than $22 million to improve Northwest Arkansas organizations that advocate for and promote the arts, recreation and health. Continue reading...

Walmart donates $22M toward NWA groups supporting arts, recreation, health

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. announced a plan Tuesday morning to give more than $22 million in grants to improve Northwest Arkansas organizations that advocate and promote the arts, recreation and health. Continue reading...

Suppliers pitch wares to Walmart; open-call event part of plan to invest in American goods

Subscriber onlyHundreds of U.S. suppliers on Wednesday gathered in Northwest Arkansas to pitch their products to Walmart buyers, hoping to snag a deal with the retail giant. Continue reading...

Inventors set sights on Walmart slots

Subscriber onlyBrad Hill of Bentonville said it came to him in a dream. Continue reading...

Food-delivery services making big gains, including in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyFood-delivery companies such as BiteSquad, UberEats and Waitr are changing the way people eat restaurant meals nationwide, including in Arkansas. Continue reading...

Expert: Tyson’s deals a good fit

Acquisition, sale align with goals

Subscriber onlyKeeping with Tyson Foods Inc.’s goal to become a protein powerhouse, the company recently snapped up an organic chicken company and found a buyer for its frozen foods brands. Continue reading...

Hologram, pop stars cap Walmart revelry

Subscriber only Walmart made clear this week that it is staying true to its roots and the vision of founder Sam Walton, despite a growing emphasis on e-commerce and retail technology. Continue reading...

Walmart all business at Northwest Arkansas event

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. has separated the business from the party during its 2018 shareholders week. Continue reading...

Tyson permanently closes chicken plant in Georgia

After catching fire last month, a Tyson Foods chicken plant will permanently shutter in Dawson, Ga., affecting more than 300 workers and the local economy. Continue reading...

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Walmart Shareholders meeting Friday, June 1, 2018 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Walmart Shareholders meeting Friday, June 1, 2018 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published: June 1, 2018

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